We are huge fans of Mindy McGinnis so you can imagine our excitement when we were asked to participate in the the Given to the Sea blog tour today! Today also happens to be the last stop of the tour, but we promise we’ve saved the best. Today, Mindy is on the blog to gives a little background about what inspired Given to the Sea.
When you hear April, what do you think? Spring showers? The coming May flowers? What if I told you there was a more nefarious undertones to the month of April in recent contemporary YA? That hope is lost and ALL the bad things happen in April. What if in YA, April is the cruelest month? Here are some books that make the case against the month of April.
It’s St. Patrick’s Day, the one day of the year when no matter where you’re from, you’re Irish. What better way to celebrate than with books from the Emerald Isle? We have 7 books from Irish authors.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FLORIDA! Today, March 3rd, 2017, you turn 172 years old. We can hardly believe where all the time has gone. You don’t look a day over 150!
From the Everglades to the Fountain of Youth, you are a national treasure, especially since you’re the state that we choose to call home! To celebrate, we’re taking you on a little tour of mostly ya-focused books that feature or incorporate Florida into their stories.
Today we are thrilled to be a part of the book tour for Nina LaCour’s We Are Okay.