Guys, this week has been one of the most special in my blogging career. When I first came up with the idea of an Emery Lord appreciation week, I figured I’d just write my reviews and send out a few tweets. Never would I have guessed that I would get to interview Emery or commission a quiz from her! Thanks to all of you, and especially Bloomsbury, Penguin Canada, and Emery, this has turned into such a fun, emotional, literary week, so thank you so much for that.
I’ve been reading all of the comments, and it has been so gratifying to hear from others on their little moments that they’re making big, or ideas of summer and friendship, or the many viewpoints on slut-shaming and big issues in YA and whether it’s the author’s job to present reality or morality. If you’ve been following this week, I hope you’ll take a moment to check out some of the other comments and see what other people are saying.
In case you missed anything, here’s the full list of posts and giveaways, most of which are going on through this week!
Monday, July 27 – Intro and Lessons from Paige: The Start of Me and You (PivotBookTotes handpainted tote)
Tuesday, July 28 – Readers and Bloggers Talk: What Do Summer, Friendship and Emery Lord Mean To You? (INT: Signed, personalized set of Emery Lord books)
Wednesday, July 29 – Open Road Summer: Why It Ain’t Slut-Shaming (US/CA:Signed, personalized set of Emery Lord books)
Thursday, July 30 – Guest Post: Five Reasons To Add When We Collided To Your TBR by Ginger from GReads! (INT: ARC of When We Collided)
Friday, July 31 – Interview with Emery Lord <– Emery talks about Taylor Swift, her fave shoes, slut-shaming & more
Saturday, August 1 – Quiz: Which Emery Lord Character Are You?
Sunday, August 2 – Wrap-Up and Thank You
Want to share your love for Emery?
There’s still time to participate in my super-secret, extra-special fan project for Emery: please email me at email@example.com with the subject line: Emery Lord project and I’ll send you the deets!
Thanks so much for celebrating Emery with me!
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summer, a lot of possibilities ♥
I believe there is a way of staying truthful while still presenting what is right
Summer is about beaches, campfires, hikes, friends and gaming.
I retook the quiz and still got Max from The Start of Me & You! XD
Summer means relaxation and less stress and more free time!
It says I’m Lilah and I agree
This was SUCH a great event, Tiff! I adore Emery’s books, so it was nice to get to know her better and also see the love for her books from lots of other people. Thanks for doing this for us! <3
I love a good YA contemporary. This one sounds great!