Saturday, July 30, 2011

Author Event: This Is Teen LIVE with Maggie Stiefvater, Libba Bray and Mag Cabot


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Last Saturday I had the pleasure of attending the Miami leg of the this is teen LIVE event over at Books & Books in Coral Gables with my aunt and some of bestest blog buddies.  When I first heard about the event I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go.  The whole not wanting to be the oldest person in the room thing was making me think twice about attending but, I’m extremely happy I did.  For one it was a chance to hang out with the homies.  For two my aunt was my date for the evening and this may or may not have been her first event.  For three these authors were absolutely amazing.  They’re smart, sweet and gosh darn it they were effin’ hilarious.

 

The night opened up with each author talking about their books and sharing some of their adventures (or misadventures) with us.  Maggie shared her story about meeting real wolves.  Meg talked about her journey to get published.  Libba shared a very funny but, very embarrassing story about her 16 year old self trying to get attention from some boys.  For the record I almost peed my pants.

 

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We were then asked to participate in a very interesting round of Mad Libs with Libba.  I will never think of Eat, Pray, Love the same way again.

 

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A round of Q&A was up next.

 

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We then got to see the authors compete in the this is teen LIVE version of the Newlywed Game.  Fun times I tell ya.  Fun times.

 

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We finished off the night with book signings and posing with some blown up book covers that were set up in the courtyard.

 

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It was a very fun night spent in the company of family, friends and three fantastic authors.  By far one of the best signings I’ve attended to date.

 

Additional Author Info:

Maggie Stiefvater

Website

Blog

Twitter

Facebook

Shiver Linger Forever Lament Ballad Kiss Me Deadly

 

Meg Cabot

Website

Message Board

Twitter

Facebook

Abandon Airhead Being Nikki Runaway zombies vs unicorns

 

Libba Bray

Website

Blog

Twitter

Facebook

Beauty Queens Going Bovine A Great And Terrible Beauty Rebel Angels The Sweet Far Thing

 

Oh and before I forget I wanted to give a quick shout out to Vanessa (so happy you were able to make it), Nely, their significant others who I would like to nominate for hubby/boyfriend of the year and Ash.  You rock my socks off ladies!

8 comments:

  1. LMFAO! Dude I'll never look at that game the same way again!

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  2. OMG what a seriously cool line up! I'm green over here :)

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  3. I'm not going to lie. It was pretty bad ass.

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  4. I love your author event post. They are so much fun. I can't believe how many authors actually go to where you live! Lucky lady!

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  5. Thanks Julie! I just wish more UF & PNR authors would make the trip down here. *sigh*

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  6. You get to go to so many awesome author events Jen, I'm so jealous!

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  7. LOL! No worries D. We've got AAD New Orleans, right?

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