Author Spotlight: Libba Bray

Author Spotlight: Libba Bray

Libba Bray is an award-winning author and all-around oddball. If you enjoy smart, sarcastic humor, and haven’t read her books, you’re totally missing out. Her characters are goofy and flawed and utterly believable, even when their situations are not.

On her website, Libba shares memories from her childhood like this delightful nugget: “I was an odd little kid with a Linus-style security blanket in one hand and a plastic elephant puppet on my right hand (It did all my talking for me, like a government lobbyist, or a freaky kid in a Stephen King novel.)” For more insight into how Libba became Libba, check out her bio here.

Recommended Titles

The Divinersbook diviners
Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City–and she is pos-i-toot-ly thrilled. New York is the city of speakeasies, shopping, and movie palaces! Soon enough, Evie is running with glamorous Ziegfield girls and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is Evie has to live with her Uncle Will, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult–also known as “The Museum of the Creepy Crawlies.”
You can check it out here.
You can also c
heck out its sequel, Lair of Dreams, here.

book beauty queens

 


Beauty Queens

Teen beauty queens. A desert island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to e-mail. And the spirit of fierce, feral competition that lives underground in girls, a savage brutality that can onlybe revealed by a journey into the heart of non-exfoliated darkness. Oh, the horror, the horror! Only funnier. With evening gowns. And a body count.
You can check it out here.

 

 

Going Bovinebook going bovine
All sixteen-year-old Cameron wants is to get through high school—and life in general—with a minimum of effort. It’s not a lot to ask. But that’s before he’s given some bad news: he’s sick and he’s going to die. Which totally sucks.  Hope arrives in the form of Dulcie, a loopy punk angel/possible hallucination with a bad sugar habit. She tells Cam there is a cure—if he’s willing to go in search of it. With the help of Gonzo, a death-obsessed, video-gaming dwarf, and a yard gnome who just might be the Viking god Balder, Cam sets off on the mother of all road trips through a twisted America into the heart of what matters most.
You can check it out here.

Other Novels and Anthologies
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle #1)
Rebel Angels (Gemma Doyle #2)
The Sweet Far Thing (Gemma Doyle #3)
Zombies vs. Unicorns
Steampunk!: An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd
Vacations from Hell
Up All Night (Seven Sunsets Seven Stories)
21 Proms
The Restless Dead: Ten Original Stories of the Supernatural
Half-Minute Horrors
Eternal Kiss: 12 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire

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Tara

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