jeri smith-ready

December 7, 2010

Daily Dose Holiday Giveaway: Christmas with a touch of Shade

Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready Last Spring Break while I was traveling to Washington D.C. I had a group of fabulous young adult authors celebrate Spring Break with the class of Y2K10 here at the blog. Among those fabulous authors was Jeri Smith-Ready who was teasing her to be released novel: Shade. Shade Love ties them together.   Death can’t tear them apart. Best. Birthday. Ever. At least, it was supposed to be. With Logan’s band playing a critical gig and Aura’s plans for an intimate after-party, Aura knows it will be the most memorable night of her boyfriend’s life. She […]
March 20, 2010

Spring Break in the Shade

“I do, I do, I do, I do, I do, I do, I DO believe in ghosts!”–Cowardly Lion, The Wizard of Oz I don’t believe in ghosts. Not the way I believe in cats or cars or coffee mugs—things I can see and touch and understand. And if seeing is believing, I really don’t want to believe, because I don’t want to see. Huh, you say? Well, just because I’ve never seen a ghost and don’t technically believe they exist doesn’t mean I’m not scared pantless of them. While part of my brain knows that there’s a scientific explanation for […]