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What Kind of Books Are Our Authors?

November 24, 2009 By: larramiefg Category: Fun, Profiles

In the September 17, 2009 post, What Kind of Book Are You?, this Fairy Godmother indulged in and shared a Blogthings Quiz. Yet what you didn’t know then was that our authors had taken the same quiz and, since this is a happy holiday week, what better time to share what kind of books our authors are!

Remember the results of What Kind of Book Are You? best describes the person and may not be what our authors favor in reading or writing.

You Are Action Adventure

You are lively and spirited. You like to be in the middle of the action, and you have a ton of energy.
You are very driven, and not just with your career. You like to play hard as well!

You are bold and brave. You’re always looking for the next great adrenaline rush.
It’s likely that you are athletic or at least pretty physically active. It’s hard for you to sit still.

Joëlle Anthony (Restoring Harmony YA coming May 13, 2010)

You Are Fantasy / Sci Fi

You have an amazing imagination, and in your mind, all things are possible.
You are open minded, and you find the future exciting. You crave novelty and progress.

Compared to most people, you are quirky and even a bit eccentric. You have some wacky ideas.
And while you may be a bit off the wall, there’s no denying how insightful and creative you are.

Katie Alender (Bad Girls Don’t Die YA)
Meredith Cole (Posed for Murder, Dead in the Water coming May 11, 2010)
Therese Fowler (Souvenir, Reunion)
Lauren Baratz-Logsted (most recent Crazy Beautiful YA)
Eve Brown-Waite (First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria)
Emily Winslow (The Whole World coming May 25, 2010)

You Are Humor

You love to laugh at life, and if possible, get others to laugh along with you.
You believe there’s always a humorous side to everything. And your sense of humor ranges from upbeat to very dark.

You are outrageous and very honest. You’re often the only one willing to say what everyone else is thinking.
You are witty and verbally talented. You like to play with words and say things in interesting ways.

Melanie Benjamin (Alice I Have Been coming January 12, 2010)
Eileen Cook (Unpredictable, What Would Emma Do? YA and Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood YA, coming January 5, 2010)
Jenny Gardiner (Sleeping with Ward Cleaver, Winging It: Twenty Years of Caring for a Vengeful Bird Determined to Kill Me coming March 16, 2010)
Kristina Riggle (Real Life & Liars)
Trish Ryan (He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not: A Memoir of Finding Faith, Love, and Happily Ever After, A Maze of Grace: A Memoir of Second Chances coming in June 2010)
Allison Winn Scotch (The Department of Lost and Found, Time of My Life and The One That I Want coming June 1, 2010)

You Are Mystery


You are a natural problem solver. You like figuring out the best way to do something.
You are very intuitive. You are good at picking up on people’s moods and predicting the future.

You can’t help but being a bit of a detective and a snoop. You always want to know what’s going on.
And while you may have the scoop on everyone you know, you’re not a gossip. You’re a pro at keeping secrets.

Alicia Bessette (All Come Home coming in August 2010)
Barrie Summy (I So Don’t Do Mysteries, I So Don’t Do Spooky Ages 9 – 12, coming December 8, 2009)
Wendy Tokunaga (Midori By Moonlight, Love in Translation)

You Are Realistic Fiction

You are an outgoing person and very interested in others. You have many relationships that are important to you.
You are always willing to lend an ear to a friend with a problem. And you’re even pretty good at giving advice!

Some may accuse you of loving drama, but you just seem to find yourself in the middle of it.
You are a true people person. You find the lives of others to be fascinating. You’re up for hearing anyone’s life story.

Tish Cohen (Town House, Inside Out Girl, Little Black Lies YA)
Kristy Kiernan (Catching Genius, Matters of Faith and Between Friends coming April 6, 2010)
Judy Merrill Larsen (All the Numbers)
Holly LeCraw (The Swimming Pool coming April 6, 2010)
Randy Susan Meyers (The Murderer’s Daughters coming January 19, 2010)
Sarah Pekkanen (The Opposite of Me, coming March 9, 2010)
Therese Walsh (The Last Will of Moira Leahy)

Book Giveaway: The Divining Wand will be giving away two copies of Love in Translation. To enter, please leave a comment on this post before the deadline of Saturday, November 28th at 11:59 p.m. EST. Due to the busy holiday week, this contest is being extended and the winners — based on a random drawing — will be announced here in the Monday, November 30th post.

What Kind of Book Are You?

September 17, 2009 By: larramiefg Category: Fun

Among the most popular posts appearing on my Seize a Daisy blog had to be those containing a Blogthings Quiz. These were quick, fun and revealing with the results willingly shared and compared but this Fairy Godmother never expected to discover one that was appropriate for The Divining Wand…until recently. For what could be more worthy of this site than “What Kind of Book Are You?” My results are both ironic (for some who claim not to know me) as well as true:

You Are a Mystery

You are a natural problem solver. You like figuring out the best way to do something.

You are very intuitive. You are good at picking up on people’s moods and predicting the future.

You can’t help but being a bit of a detective and a snoop. You always want to know what’s going on.

And while you may have the scoop on everyone you know, you’re not a gossip. You’re a pro at keeping secrets.

So now do share: What Kind of Book Are You? And remember the type of book which describes you best may not be what you favor in reading or writing.

[Note: Once again, with only two comments entered in the Book Giveaway for The Art of Disappearing, it felt unfair to choose only one winner. And that means both Suzanne and Keetha will be receiving copies of Ivy Pochhoda’s debut novel. Congratulations! Please contact me with your mailing address as soon as possible.]