Wednesday, June 11, 2014


AH! I'm freaking out a bit. I'm from the South and HATE the word "y'all". You is already plural and thus does not the need the "all". It's also encourages negative stereotypes about the South. Regardless of my feelings for the word, I AM SO EXCITED ABOUT YALLFest!!!!!

Look at this author list:
YALLFest 2014 Authors
Kwame Alexander- The Crossover
Jennifer Armentrout - Don’t Look Back  
Leigh Bardugo – The Grisha Trilogy
Pseudonymous Bosch – The Secret Series
Alexandra Bracken – The Darkest Minds series
Ann Brashares - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Libba Bray – Gemma Doyle Trilogy
Coe Booth - Bronxwood, Kinda Like Brothers
Kiera Cass - The Selection Trilogy
Ally Condie – Matched Trilogy
James Dashner - The Maze Runner series, The Rule of Thoughts
John Parke Davis - Map to Everywhere
Melissa De La Cruz – Blue Bloods Series, The Ring and the Crown, Stolen, Vampires of Manhattan
Matt De La Pena - Mexican Whiteboy, The Living
Sarah Dessen - Along for the Ride, The Moon and More
Jim di Bartolo - In the Shadows
Susan Ee - Penryn & the End of Days series
Daniel Ehrenhaft - The Last Dog on Earth
Sarah Fine - Guards of the Shadowlands series
Becca Fitzpatrick - Hush, Hush series, Black Ice
Gayle Forman – If I Stay, Just One Day
Kami Garcia – The Beautiful Creatures Series
Adam Gidwitz – A Tale Dark and Grim
Ryan Graudin - The Walled City
Adele Griffin - The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone
Nikki Grimes - Bronx Masquerade, Words with Wings
Aaron Hartzler – Rapture Practice
Michelle Hodkin - Mara Dyer
Varian Johnson - The Great Greene Heist
Mike Johnston – Frozen series
Christina Lauren - Sublime
David Levithan – Two Boys Kissing
E Lockhart - The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks, We Were Liars
Marie Lu - Legend Series, The Young Elites
Sarah J Maas - Throne of Glass series
DJ MacHale - Sylo
Tahereh Mafi - Shatter Me
Barnabas Miller - 7 Souls
Lauren Myracle - Twelve, Yolo, The Internet Girls series
Lauren Oliver – Delirium Series, Panic, Rooms
Danielle Paige – Dorothy Must Die series
Stephanie Perkins – Anna and the French Kiss, Isla and the Happily Ever After
Brendan Reichs -The Virals Series
Kathy Reichs - The Virals Series
Morgan Rhodes - Falling Kingdoms, Rebel Spring
Ransom Riggs - Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Veronica Roth – Divergent Series
Rainbow Rowell - Eleanor & Park
Carrie Ryan – The Forest of Hands and Teeth series, The Road to Everywhere
Kieran Scott - Private & Privilege, Only Everything, Complete Nothing
Jen E Smith - The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Geography of You and Me
Natalie Standiford - How to Say Goodbye in Robot, Switched at Birthday,
Margaret Stohl – The Beautiful Creatures Series
Laini Taylor - Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy
JE Thompson – The Girl From Felony Bay
Maya Van Wagenen - Popular: Vintage Wisdom for the Modern Nerd
Rita Williams-Garcia - One Crazy Summer
Sara Zarr - Story of a Girl, Roomies, The Lucy Variations

The most difficult part of this will be trying to see all the authors I want to see! I feel like I might have to pick and choose...oh the woes! 

What festivals are you going to?


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    1. YES!!! I have to wait until closer to time though to see if I can get off work. If I can we should go and share a room!