Thoroughly bummed (but not surprised) to report that my appearance in Charlottesville with TJ Klune at the Virginia Festival of the Book has been cancelled for reasons you can all probably guess. I am sad to miss the chance to meet TJ, because I truly loved his book THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA. I would post a photo of my ARC with whatever animal I could coerce into sitting still, but I loved it so much that I already passed the ARC on to my mom, which is basically the highest compliment I can give a book. But - good news! I found an excerpt online, which I will post in the comments. Read the excerpt, buy the book, feel happy for once. ... See MoreSee Less
@KellyBraffet @OblongBooks @PostmarkBooksNY Local bookstores are the archivists of a community's culture. Some people go to churches and magnificent public buildings when they sightsee. I go to bookstores. My souvenirs are books and I come home with books and new friends. Treasures.
I mean, maybe send people to actual libraries that can loan ebooks instead of suggesting a site that's posting books without permission and violating copyrights? https://twitter.com/NPR/status/1243241827475562497