March 2nd, 2012 | Blog Uncategorized
And you might notice that I do not have my arm around Lisa McMann in the photo–and there IS a reason for that. See, poor Lisa had already had to endure a couple of awkward Shannon-hugs that evening, so I decided it wasn't right to make her endure any more.
Which may make you wonder why I was hug-molesting poor Lisa McMann.
Well… there are many reasons:
I mean, having someone say something nice about my book will always be an AMAZING thing. But to have it be from an author I've been admiring and fangirl-ing for YEARS–an author who writes both middle grade and YA with the kind of ease and skill that I aspire to, is just…
(That does not mean I didn't ramble–mostly incoherently–to poor Lisa at the event, thanking her for taking the time to read KEEPER and giving such an amazing blurb. But I will spare you that because it's bad enough poor Lisa had to suffer through it. I'm just happy I didn't cry!)
And just so you guys can fully understand why this blurb means so much to me, I've decided to give away some of Lisa's amazing books to one lucky commenter, so you can see for yourself why having her like my book is such an incredible compliment.
**CONTEST DETAILS REMOVED BECAUSE THE GIVEAWAY IS OVER**
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