Cop: Let me give you some advice. Maggie: No, let me give you some advice, cop. You can beat us, chain us, lock us up. But we’re gonna be back, understand? And when we do, cop, you better keep your ass off our turf, or we’ll BLOW IT OFF! Ya dig? We’re Jezebels, cop - remember that name. We’ll be back!
soft whisper of tiny feet padding very carefully along the floor woke
Kaidan up, and he opened his eyes to a darkened room, the barest hint
of light filtering along the edges of the curtains. He very carefully
rolled over so as not to give himself away to face Olivia, and found
her eyes open as well. A little smile on her lips as their daughter
attempted to sneak into their room.
mess of curls slipped along the edge of the bed, barely visible over
shoulder. They came to a stop just short of the nightstand.
stood there, silent, and when Olivia looked almost like she was about
to laugh, he pressed his finger against his lips and mouthed, Be
eyes crinkled with barely restrained laughter.
of them stilled at the sound of a cup sliding onto a table, followed
seconds later by retreating feet. Once the coast was clear, Kaidan
propped himself up enough to peer over Olivia as she rolled over to
get a look, too. A coffee cup, filled to the brim, sat on her
full is it?” Olivia whispered.
glanced down at her, a smile on his lips. “Very.”
poked him in the ribs and mouthed, Get
just as the sound of tiny feet returned in the hallway. He collapsed
on top of her, wriggling until they might conceivably appear as if
they were still asleep - until he remembered the investigating party
could barely see over the edge of the bed.
How awesome is that bunch? It’s about one half of the crazy cool author board putting together the first ever YALLWEST, set for April 11-12, 2015 in Santa Monica, CA. We’re so happy to be working with these amazing folks, including those pictured: our keynote speaker Ransom Riggs, Tahereh Mafi, Marie Lu, Margaret Stohl, Holly Goldberg Sloan, Melissa de la Cruz and Pseudonymous Bosch. Plus those unseen: Leigh Bardugo, Veronica Roth, Brendan Reichs, Gayle Forman, Ally Condie, Richelle Mead and Mike Johnston. Tomorrow morning, we’ll list the full author line-up for 2015, and you won’t want to miss it.