Friday, August 24, 2018

What is Carrie Jones reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Carrie Jones, author of Escape from the Badlands (Time Stoppers).

Her entry begins:
I am currently at a campground on the coast of Maine and the campground has no Wi-Fi and barely any data, which is causing a lot of gasping among the other campers.

But there are three tiny bookcases in the campground’s laundry room. All the books are old, musty-smelling. The pages have yellowed and smell as if they’ve been in the woods for a long time. Some of the covers are curling back from humid days. Almost all of the books are paperbacks with curling fonts and are romances or thrillers. They are books you’d buy at the library book sale for 25 cents and still sort of wonder about why you bought them. Was it just to support the library?

They are all the over-the-top romance and thriller and pulp that my Aunt Rosie used to read in her bedroom after her kids were asleep. And I’ve got to tell you, they are like...[read on]
About Escape from the Badlands, from the publisher:
In the exhilarating conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Carrie Jones's sweeping middle-grade fantasy trilogy, Time Stopper Annie and her friends venture into the Badlands to stop the wicked Raiff once and for all.
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--Marshal Zeringue