Hey Guys !!! This is one of a different kind of post. I AM DOING A AUTHOR INTERVIEW !!!! This is my first of a kind interview !! I am delighted to bring Jenn Bennett , award-winning author of several young adult books, including: ALEX, APPROXIMATELY; STARRY EYES; and SERIOUS MOONLIGHT.
I personally love her Young Adult Contemporaries especially Alex Approximately and Serious Moonlight, to mention a few , I was super exited about this interview . Glad that the author had spare time to reply to my Questions!! This was altogether fun!!
Q1. When did you start writing and what was your first work?
Jenn Bennett:I started writing ten years ago. My first book was a contemporary fantasy called KINDLING THE MOON.
Q2. Your books are usually of Young Adult Genre. any specific reason?
Jenn Bennett : I enjoy writing books about protagonists that are in their teens. It’s an emotional time in everyone’s life with lots of changes and drama, trying to figure out who you are, and I like telling these stories.
Q3. Inspiration behind the Book “Serious Moonlight”?
Several years ago, my husband and I lived in a small apartment in downtown Seattle, near the iconic Pike Place Market. Last year, I searched online to see how our old neighborhood looked now and discovered that the entire apartment building had been converted into a swank hotel. That sparked the idea for this book.
1. What is your favorite place to write?I’m a full-time writer, and the only place I write is in my home office/art studio.
Favorite OTPs?All the ones in my books!
2. Can you share one book you’ve read recently that surprised you as a Reader? Jenn Bennett:UPROOTED by Naomi Novik.
3. You have an Upcoming release lined up as well, can you share your thoughts on the book?
Jenn Bennett: I have a YA historical with magical elements coming out in September, called THE LADY ROGUE. It’s about two teens in the 1930s who travel through Romania in search of the girl’s father, a treasure hunter who has disappeared while looking for a medieval ring that once belonged to Vlad the Impaler. The story features: travel on the Orient Express. Medieval Transylvanian castles. The Carpathians. Witches. Dangerous occultists. Magic. Cursed objects. Romanian folklore. And a forbidden, banter-filled romance.
I am super excited about the author’s upcoming YA, THE LADY ROGUE . Can’t wait to read the book !! Stay tuned as I’ll try to bring more author interviews and giveaways on the blog . Till Then Happy Reading !!