is the author of the Bad Girls Don't Die series from Disney-Hyperion.
We've had long-time plans to hang out together and lurk in bookstores, ready to suggest her books to young people whose spines are in need of a tingle. Those plans have finally come to their fruition!
You can visit Katie online at www.katiealender.com and follow @katiealender on Twitter.
On Facebook, "like" Bad Girls Don't Die and Katie Alender.
The second book in the series, From Bad to Cursed, released on June 14!
Thanks to Erin Underwood for posting about YA in Bloom on her blog, Underwords. Head over there and remember to leave a comment after reading!
Book bloggers, Erin has also started a new group called Book Bloggers Association (BBA)... You can find BBA at http://bookbloggersassociation.com and on Facebook.
Follow @ErinUnderwood on Twitter!
Thanks as well to Steven & Bethany at Flux Books, who are providing books and catalogs for swag bags, as well as a set of their Spring 2011 titles to raffle off to attendees at the event! Wow!
Some of our favorite Flux Books:
There are many, many more excellent titles -- visit www.fluxnow.com to see them all!
Thanks to Simon & Schuster for providing signed hardcovers for the attendee raffle, including
More bloggers and writers joining us:
Kristen Kittscher, author of the forthcoming Young & Yang (HarperCollins, 2013)
@KKittscher on Twitter
Rachel from Awkward Girl / @RachelSearles
Sarah from Impossible Universe
Rod Riggs, author
@Mooglechan on Twitter
But wait, there's more! Stay tuned for further updates...
Ready to buy your ticket? You can do that from the main YA in Bloom post!