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Sunday, November 13, 2016

BOOK SPOTLIGHT: Puck by Kim Askew & Amy Helmes

Hi there!
Welcome back to Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers.

Today, we're shining the book spotlight on the latest addition to the Twisted Lit family releasing THIS TUESDAY!  For those not already in the know, the Twisted Lit series takes the work of the Bard and gives things a here-and-now makeover with pretty amazing results.  That being said, this release re-imagines A MidSummer Night's Dream...a title I had to read back in 7th grade.  Good times!  So, if you would be so kind, gentle reader I bid thee to please join me as we shine the spotlight on today's book of choice...

Kim Askew & Amy Helmes
Doublet Press

About the book...
Life isn't always fair, and no one knows that better than fifteen-year-old Puck. When she's unceremoniously booted from yet another foster home, this city kid lands at DreamRoads, a rehabilitation wilderness camp for juvies. Her fellow campers include a famous pop star with a diva attitude, a geeky, "fish out of water" math whiz, and a surly gang-banger with a chip on his shoulder. The program's steely director aims to break Puck, but she knows that every adult has a breaking point, too. Determined to defy this realm of agonizing nature hikes and soul-sucking psychobabble -- even if that means manipulating four lovestruck camp counselors and the director's dim-witted second-in-command -- Puck ultimately gets much more than she bargains for in this "wondrous strange" outdoor odyssey inspired by The Bard's most beguiling comedy.


About the authors...

Kim Askew (left) and Amy Helmes

Los Angeles-based writers and bffs Kim Askew and Amy Helmes have been writing together since 2007. Askew’s work has appeared in Elle, The Wall Street Journal, and other magazines as well as the anthology The May Queen. Helmes is the author of several books, including The Wisdom of Nancy Drew and Betty and Veronica: A Girl's Guide to the 'Comic' World of Dating. Her essay “Searching for Mr. Darcy” was featured in the Los Angeles Times.


Twisted Lit Books

Special thanks to the authors squared (that would be Kim and Amy) for the heads up on this forthcoming release.  (THANKS and CONGRATS!)  For more information on this title, the series, or the authors, feel free to click through the links provided above.  Remember, this is set to release TUESDAY, November 15th, 2016, so mark your calendar or pre-order your copy today!

Until next time, remember...if it looks good, READ IT!

1 comment:

Felicity Grace Terry said...

Whilst reading Julius Caesar at school put me right off Shakespeare, I was enthralled by a theatre production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and fell in love with Puck. Definitely a book to keep a look out for, thank you for featuring it.

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