09/28/12

Austin Teen Book Festival is Tomorrow – HOLY BEEJESUS!

You guys know I love festivals. I love books, I love authors, I love readers, so festivals are like heaven for me. No, the are heaven.

Guys, The Austin Teen Book Fest is tomorrow.

That would be also known as 24 hours.

In 24 hours I will feel like a rockstar working for BookPeople and ATBF in the Press Room darting around and interviewing people! Authors! Readers! Volunteers! Yay! If you want to see my postings and such, check out the website for more info and such: http://austinteenbookfestival.com/.

The author line-up is incredible! Check out all the fabtastic authors below:

Neal Shusterman (Unwholly),

Marissa Meyer (Cinder),

Rachel Cohn (Beta),

Jeff Hirsch (Magisterium),

Dan Krokos (False Memory),

Greg Leitich Smith (Chronal Engine)

Libba Bray (The Diviners)

Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Redemption)

Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone)

Rae Carson (The Crown of Embers)

Sarah Rees Brennan (Unspoken)

Scott Speer (Immortal City)

Anna Banks (Of Poseidon)

Gina Damico (Scorch)

Tara Hudson (Arise)

Martha Brockenbrough (Devine Intervention)

Sophie Jordan (Hidden)

Jesse Andrews (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl)

Guadalupe Garcia McCall (Under the Mesquite)

E.M. Kokie (Personal Effects)

Jessica Lee Anderson (Calli)

John Corey Whaley (Where Things Come Back)

Will Richter (Dark Eyes)

Lex Thomas (Lex Hrabe and Thomas Voorhies) (Quarantine: The Loners)

Eliot Schrefer (Endangered)

Ally Carter (Out of Sight, Out of Time)

Jennifer Lynn Barnes (Every Other Day)

Ally Condie (Reached),

Kresley Cole (Poison Princess), 

Jessica Shirvington (Entice)

Tamara Ireland Stone (Time Between Us)

Jessica Khoury (Origins)

Tracy Deebs (Temptest Unleashed)

Recognize some people? I’ve posted reviews to a lot of these books, including two interviews with Anna Banks and Leigh Bardugo. Cool stuff, huh? Well we’re not done yet. Here’s the awesome video for the fest.

So yes, this is so awesome. You should totally go if you nearby and have nothing to do on a Saturday. Come out, buy some books, and meet some cool people. Trust me, you’ll have fun.