Sneaking this one in under the wire... It's still Tuesday, but you've got a new DJ on the 1's and 2's. Sarah's busy moving to England (maybe) so I'm filling in with the tweet-ness this week. Hope you don't mind! I'll try to keep things fun on this warm summer night.
Quick reminder: You've got one more day to enter our giveaway for Sarah Dessen's THE MOON AND MORE. Just click over to our interview post with her and leave a comment. We'll announce the winner later this week!
First and foremost, if you haven't seen the #YABooksWithALetterMissing tweets, YOU MUST. Epic Reads posted a great roundup, and we've got a few more funnies to share.
The Lighting Thief by Rick Riordan #YABooksWithALetterMissing Hide your kids; hide your lamps!
— Christina Megan (@Reader_Fictions) July 2, 2013
Paper Owns by John Green - Paper finally wins it all. #YABooksWithALetterMissing
— Julia Karr (@juliaakarr) July 3, 2013
A Series of Unfortunate Vents: Three siblings run from an evil cousin through a maze of treacherous air ducts. #YABooksWithALetterMissing
— Jon E. Christianson (@HonestlyJon) July 3, 2013
I was trying to do #YABooksWithALetterMissing but kept wanting to ADD letters to my titles. Like BRAISED BY WOLVES - recipes from the pack.
— Jennifer Lynn Barnes (@jenlynnbarnes) July 2, 2013
Btw, if you missed ALA or Leaky Con this week, you weren't the only one...
Reading all the #ala2013 tweets and feeling sooo jealous I can't be there & also super grateful for twitter so that I can live vicariously.
— Emma Kress (@emma_kress) June 29, 2013
Dystopian novels are like folktales; cautionary tales for the next generation --L. Lowry, #ala2013
— Topher Lawton (@HieAnon) June 29, 2013
Dystopia is in fact high school. -Patrick Ness #ALA13
— cinjoella (@cinjoella) June 29, 2013
I miss my #LeakyCon friends already. pic.twitter.com/RLkGc9XlNi
— Stephanie Perkins (@naturallysteph) July 1, 2013
Hey stranger I am talking to in this line, who are you? Turns out, it was author Shannon Messenger pic.twitter.com/afy8z9aN8K
— TeenLibrarianToolbox (@TLT16) July 1, 2013
If you're looking for a good read, well look no further!
"[@amyreedfiction OVER YOU] is a captivating novel that will compel teens to reflect on the nature of their friendships." --SLJ
— Anica Mrose Rissi (@editrixanica) June 19, 2013
Teen says BLACK HELICOPTERS was so amazing you can't know it you can only "feel" it. @Candlewick @BlytheWoolston #bfya
— Angie Manfredi (@misskubelik) June 29, 2013
I *rarely* finish an entire book in 2 days, but WHERE THE STARS STILL SHINE by @TrishDoller was SO GOOD I couldn't stop.
— Jessi Kirby (@JessiKirby) June 30, 2013
And here's some spare change for your writing-tip jar.
Look, I'm not saying "Add me to your YA romance as the brooding, sexy love interest." All I'm saying is nothing could go wrong if you do.
— Mark O'Brien (@mobrienbooks) July 1, 2013
@raecarson This is the Rainbow Age, if anything. And it's awesome.
— Elizabeth Bear (@matociquala) June 20, 2013
Educate yourself on commas and possessives! A Brief Lesson in Copyediting: https://t.co/CcHerYeein
— DahliaAF (@MissDahlELama) June 21, 2013
"The plot is the sequence of events over which your themes, your premise, your conflicts, and your character growth play out." @lainitaylor
— Martina Boone (@MartinaABoone) June 28, 2013
Some words are like tofu, bland and uninteresting alone. But they draw flavor from what's around them. #amediting
— Stephanie Mooney (@mooney) June 28, 2013
Oh hey, we found a few cents under the couch for your life-tip jar too!
하늘이 무너져도 솟아날 구멍이 있다. (Even if the sky falls on you, there is a hole from which you can escape.) - Korean Proverb
— Penny Moore (@precociouspenny) June 21, 2013
There is a very popular notion that the only RIGHT kind of feminist is the sexy, edgy feminist. Girls, I say be YOUR OWN kind of feminist.
— Ally Carter (@OfficiallyAlly) July 1, 2013
"While there is time, let's go out and do everything" -- #ChildofThe80s
— melanie conklin (@MLConklin) June 30, 2013
One of the best internet-age feelings is unsubscribing from email newsletters and blogs that you realize are cluttering up your life.— Kristan Hoffman (@kristanhoffman) June 28, 2013
Last but not least, we're always glad to see a sense of wonder.
#meetingdoodles page 3 pic.twitter.com/eiAb6ZI0uO
— Dustin Hansen (@DustHansen) June 28, 2013
I know this is random and a bit cliche and everything, but. But. It always amazes me that words can make us FEEL.
— Amy Zhang (@amyzwrites) June 30, 2013
Like, they are literally nothing than lines on paper. And yet we can rearrange them and fill them with these weird, amazing truths.— Amy Zhang (@amyzwrites) June 30, 2013
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