Welcome to Week Forty-Five 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 November 8th!
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?
Gordon Jack, Author of The Boomerang Effect
1. Stoner tries to turn his life around by mentoring a freshman and nearly destroys the school.
2. For fans of I Love You, Beth Cooper. Me. The Haters meets The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
3. I'm working on another YA novel about a different high school tradition - the student government election. This time the event is nearly destroyed by smart and ambitious people, rather than slackers who smoke a lot of pot.
Tara Sim, Author of Timekeeper
1. An alternate Victorian world where time is literally run by clock towers. Magic, boys, explosions, shenanigans.
2. For fans of Victoria Schwab and Cassandra Clare.
3. The sequels to Timekeeper, as well as a new fantasy series that's Pirates of the Caribbean meets Avatar: the Last Airbender.
(Click on the cover to go to Goodreads!)
Other Sweet Sixteens Books Publishing This Week:
Those are the only two!
- Finished copy of The Friendship Experiment
- Copy of The Boomerang Effect
- Flashfall swag
- Of Fire and Stars swag
- Girls in the Moon swag