Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. It’s a fun way to get to know fellow bloggers while simultaneously enjoying the fun of a list! And what’s more, a list about BOOKS! What could be better?

November 22: Top Ten Authors I’d Love To Have At My Thanksgiving Feast

This is the easiest Top Ten Tuesday ever because I am such a fangirl and if I have these authors at my feast it means I have met them, which makes me squee with delight! The only problem? I totally want to have more authors there. Would that violate a fire code of too much AWESOME in the vicinity? Probably. I limited this list to authors whose work I’ve actually READ and not just ones that make me giggle with their online presences.

1. Maureen Johnson- Queen of Hilarity, keeper of the jars, tweeter extraordinaire, and wonderful author to boot

2. John Green- I LOVE the VlogBrothers channel, plus I think that John Green has a wonderful literary voice.

3. Jackson Pearce- LOVE her. Love her vlogs, love her books.

4. Stephanie Perkins- She’s written two of my favorite books to date!

5. J.K. Rowling- If she’s not on your list, I think you’re lying to yourself

6. Scott Westerfeld-I would want to seat Scott near Maureen so I could watch her tweet and incite the table to do random shenanigans to mess with him. I remember following her on twitter during a conference where this happened and laughing my head off.

7. Marissa Meyer- I adored her debut novel Cinder… plus I’d love to just sit and squee over Sailor Moon with her.

8. Sarah Dessen- This would be interesting since I know after having met her for about 30 seconds at a signing that I am struck speechless in her presence

9. Michelle Hodkin- Loved her book, love her online presence.

10. Laini Taylor- Her words left me awestruck. It’s a good thing.

…Now I just hope one of them can cook because a turkey is FAR beyond my skill. And now I so want to write a short dialogue thing of how this dinner might go. Mayhap I shall post it on Thanksgiving… maybe not?

Who’s on your list?



Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be ReadingAnyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

My teaser:

“I drop my lips to his. Joy bleeds from his mouth to mine and I sigh the lie into the fire of him.”

-p. 2, ARC of Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay