Welcome to Week Twenty-Seven 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 July 5th!
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?
Katie Kennedy, Author of Learning to Swear in America
1. Russian teen physicist combats asteroid, trying to preserve life on Earth/ create a life worth saving.
2. LEARNING TO SWEAR IN AMERICA is John Green meets Brian Greene.
3. I have another YA contemp/sci fi mashup coming out from Bloomsbury in 2017—WHAT GOES UP. It has different characters, but is similar in tone.
Claire Fayers, Author of The Voyage to Magical North
1. A legendary ship. An epic rivalry. A race to treasures untold. And tentacles - lots of tentacles.
2. Jules Verne meets Pirates of the Caribbean with magic. And tentacles - did I mention the tentacles?
3. I'm working on the sequel, in which the intrepid crew of the Onion sail to the lost island of the west. There may be dinosaurs.
(Click on the cover to go to Goodreads!)
Other Sweet Sixteens Books Publishing This Week:
These two are the only ones! =)
- Learning to Swear in America swag
- The Season swag
- The Killer in Me swag
- Gemini swag