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And, here we go! Keynote Speakers for #TTBF 2017!

  We’re thrilled to announce the keynote authors for our 9th annual Texas Teen Book Festival: New York Times bestselling authors Marie Lu and Jason Reynolds, and actress Mayim Bialik from the popular series The Big Bang Theory. Our 2017 Festival will take place on Saturday, October 7 at St. Edward’s University. “TTBF 2017 is shaping up to be amazing!” says Festival…

#TTBF14: Interview with Marie Lu

Interview by Emily K., Teen Press Corps~   Emily, TPC: Was the writing process for The Young Elites different from the Legend series? How? Marie Lu: It was different, and it surprised me. I don’t really outline, but with The Young Elites about halfway in I realized that I was writing myself into corners. I started outlining a bit and…

#TTBF14: Danger Is My Middle Name

Reported by Adrienne, Teen Press Corps~ Is this room crazy full or what? Let’s get started! First announcement – Marie Lu’s new book, The Young Elites is out! And Sarah J. Maas has a new book out coming out next year! We received a little background on each author, including the fact that Sarah listens to Kayne West, Marie interned…

TTBF14: Texas Throwdown Game Show

Reported by: Adrienne, Em, & Haley, Teen Press Corps ~ Six authors. Two teams. Bring. It. On.   Frank Portman, Joelle Charbonneau, Jason Reynolds, Paolo Bacigalupi, Marie Lu, and Simmone Howell first divided up into teams and chose their team names: the Beautiful Bastards (Joelle, Jason, Marie) vs the Grim Bastards (Frank, Paolo, Simmone). Round one pitted the musicians against…