Posts Categorized: jessica spotswood

Summer of the Sequel Giveaway! (and apologies)

Summer of the Sequel Giveaway! (and apologies)

Dear Friends, I’m getting on a plane in a few hours, but before I go, I have to apologize for being so absent lately. Aside from all three of us being pretty busy this month, I’ve also dealt with a scraped eye (ow!), houseguests, and some rather time-consuming family issues. I’m sorry to say that I’m behind on answering emails, choosing prize winners, and shipping out books–but I promise those will be tackled as soon as I’m back! July has turned out to be a huge time-suck, and I apologize profusely for being so behind. I have to confess that I’ve also been going through one of those phases where I’m just feeling generally burned out by blogging in general. Between an unpleasant anniversary earlier this summer, watching more reviewers getting attacked, dealing with trolls, and working through some general frustrations and disillusionment in general, I honestly haven’t been feeling… Read more »

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Literary Swoon: Jessica Spotswood + Box of Romance giveaway

Literary Swoon: Jessica Spotswood + Box of Romance giveaway

Greetings, friends! As we head into Valentine’s Day, we’re tickled to be bringing you the 2013 edition of our popular Literary Swoon series, in which we invite some of our favorite young adult authors to share books that have made them positively faint with pleasure. We asked two questions: What is your favorite romantic quote or scene? Why has it stayed with you? We’re kicking off the feature today with Jessica Spotswood, author of the popular Cahill Witch Chronicles. She told us she got so into this idea that she even skimmed through the book she chose all over again..although we all know that was probably just an excuse for a re-read. ;) Fair warning that some spoilers may follow! ———————————————– Jessica Spotswood’s Favorite Romantic Book I love Briony and Eldric from Franny Billingsley’s Chime, which is one of my all-time favorite books ever. Actually, it would be assumed that… Read more »

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