Hello writing and reading world! It's been so long since I've blogged. What with all the fabulous new authors I've been working with this year already, I actually can't believe March is next week! But, I have some fun stuff planned for the next couple of months with plenty of interviews and cover reveals and book releases and other author news. So please stay tuned and join in the awesomeness that is the writing world. :)
Today, I'm kicking off a new author interview series called THE BEST AND THE WORST. A bunch of fab book peeps will be popping by to share with you their list of best and worst. It's quick, it's fun, and should hopefully help you get to know these guys so much better! Importantly, I want to know if you agree with their choices or maybe you're the complete opposite... Leave a comment.
First up, I'm delighted to introduce you to...
West Australian author Tamara Moss has been writing seriously for over a decade. After majoring in Asian Studies at the University of Western Australia, Tamara has taught Japanese, interned at indie publisher Twelfth Planet Press, and worked at many different schools. She is currently teaching relief. Lintang and the Pirate Queen is her first novel. Lintang and the Forbidden Island is out now.
Lintang dreams of having adventures on the high seas. When a deadly mythie attacks the same day the infamous Captain Shafira visits her island, Lintang gets her chance, defending her village with a bravery that earns her a place on the pirate queen’s ship.
But they’ve barely left the island when Lintang discovers her best friend, Bayani, has stowed away. Telling Captain Shafira means betraying her friend, but keeping Bayani’s secret risks everything . . . including their lives.
'A wonderful book with deliciously unexpected twists and turns, and the best pirate queen ever!' Lian Tanner, bestselling author of THE KEEPERS
'Combine a pirate adventure of mythic proportions, a uniquely charming cast of characters, and a vivid new fantasy world and you get Lintang and the Pirate Queen. Magical, inventive, and positively unforgettable.' Marissa Meyer, #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE LUNAR CHRONICLES
'Tamara Moss has created a rich and diverse world full of memorable characters and magical creatures. A delight to read.' Claire Fayers, author of THE ACCIDENTAL PIRATES
Tamara's BEST AND WORST
Urgh, yes the magpie-swooping season is the pits! Thanks so much for joining me today, Tamara, this is such a cool list!