Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Sweet Talk with the Sweet Sixteens: June 14th

Welcome to Week Twenty-Four of Sweet Talk with the Sweet Sixteens! To see more details about Sweet Talk as well as previous posts, see the introduction post. Thanks to Charlene (Bookish Whimsy), for designing the banner and button for Sweet Talk.

Today, I'm featuring the authors and books publishing during the week of June 14th!

The Questions:

1. Describe your debut novel in sixteen words.
2. Pitch your book! For fans of _____, _____ meets _____, etc.
3. What are you working on now – is it related to your debut novel?

The Authors:

Christian McKay Heidicker, Author of Cure for the Common Universe

1. Sixteen-year-old Jaxon is committed to video game rehab . . . ten minutes after meeting a girl.

2. It's Kind of a Funny Story meets Ready Player One meets actual crippling life lessons.

3. I'm writing a collection of scary stories for young foxes. It isn't for humans; you might not get it.

Follow Christian McKay Heidicker: Website | Goodreads | Facebook | Twitter
Find Cure for the Common UniverseGoodreads | Amazon | Barnes and Noble | The Book Depository

Jennifer Bardsley, Author of Genesis Girl

1. GENESIS GIRL is about a teenager who is valuable because she has never been on the Internet.

2. Sci-Fi meets YA.

3. DAMAGED GOODS, the sequel to GENESIS GIRL is scheduled for 2017.

Follow Jennifer Bardsley: Website | Goodreads | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

The Books:


(Click on the covers to go to Goodreads!)

Other Sweet Sixteens Books Publishing This Week:

These two are the only two publishing on June 14th! =)

The Giveaway:

- Finished copy of The Museum of Heartbreak
- The Way to Game the Walk of Shame swag
- Life Before swag
- Ivory and Bone swag
- Finished copy of The Marked Girl
- Genesis Girl swag
- An ARC of Mirror in the Sky
- The Distance to Home swag


  1. Cure for the Common Universe. It sounds interesting and different from what I would normally read.

  2. Genesis Girl looks like a great read. I'm slowly getting into YA sci-fi.

  3. Cure For The Common Universe. Unique sounding story with it seems like funny parts. Gaming rehab may become more popular in the future - ;)

  4. I can not wait to read Genisis Girl!! It looks sooo good!

  5. Lovely post sweet girl. <3 Both books looks awesome :D I just. Sigh. Sadly, I don't feel the need to read about new books, lol, because I don't want new books :p There are already so many books coming out by authors I already love that I'm going to read.. I don't need even more. Ahhh. But if I really, really love a cover, I will check out the book too, haha :)

  6. I really enjoyed Genesis Girl. I can't wait for the second book!

  7. Hmm... Genesis Girl sounds intriguing. I might read that in the future.

  8. I didn't know anything about these books, but they sound interesting. I have to add them to my TBR!

  9. I always love discovering new books!!!


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