mylovelysummergirl’s summer reading list 2014

I really cannot wait to read them, every book promises so much. Have you read one of them? Which is your favourite? 

The Museum Of Intangible Things by Wendy Wunder

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

Open Road Summer by Emery Lord

Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler

Anna And The French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith

Last Chance by Sarah Dessen

It’s Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han

We’ll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han

Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater (not in the picture)

A Shy Introvert’s Guide to Stiefvater Signings

I’ve gotten a lot of messages and asks about what to expect/ do/ not do at one of my signings, so I thought I’d do a big post about it. Many of them strike me as the questions of shy introverts — I could be projecting, as I’m still an introvert, and used to be quite shy myself, but I think not.Back in the day, I used to dread speaking on the phone and hated to go to any sort of social event where I might inadvertently violate some unspoken social code that everyone else somehow knew but I had missed. I’d do as much research as I could before the actual thing, and then, if I still couldn’t figure out if I’d feel embarrassed not knowing how to get in line or how to get a drink or where to park my car or whatever, I just wouldn’t go.

Readers are often shy people — that’s why they like books, I mean, is a novel going to LAUGH AT YOU BEHIND ITS HAND? No. Books do not have hands. So this is a guide for my shy readers (and perhaps useful to not-so-shy newbies).

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