I'm Kiera Cass, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Selection Trilogy. I like to talk about books, cake, shenanigans, and boy bands.
The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.
Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry?
My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.
Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money.
While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.
That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating.
This is my first report of a baby with a Selectiony name! I’m so excited! So happy she’s healthy and doing well. Babies are the best!
PS, is Callaway your for real last name, because wow!
I was running around so much yesterday, I forgot to wish Aspen a happy birthday! Happy belated birthday to our favorite guard. :)
- Pick up book
- "Wow this is cute!"
- WHO THE HELL ARE YOU?
- AND WHO THE HELL ARE YOU?
- No. No you cant do that you cant touch him.
- OMG I NEED TO PUNCH EVERYTHING
- WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY TO HER?!
- EXCUSE YOU?
- Oh wait this is getting okay again I get it will get better if I keep reading
- NOPE. I WAS WRONG. NOT BETTER. RED ALERT. RED ALERT. OH SHIT I AM CRYING ALL OVER EVERYTHING
- *Finishes book*
- *Picks up next book*
So yeah, I read the Elite today and was a roller coaster of emotions.
When I saw this I’m pretty sure my gasp could be heard across the world. That’s why he doesn’t have Lily’s eyes. It makes so much sense!
DON’T FUCKIKNG touch me
I didn’t need my heart anyway.
Should be live here in about 5 minutes: http://twitcam.com/g63ta
Better than the original, if you ask me.
I’m dying to make new videos period! I’m under a crazy deadline right now, but I’m hoping to find some time to make new videos soon. What I’d like to know is, what do you guys want to know? I’ve touched on lots of things (editorial letters, advances, nerves, ets), but I’m sure there’s more to talk about in the book world that I haven’t hit yet. Feel free to leave ideas. :)
Ahhh! You guys keep asking questions that I want to answer, but I know people haven’t read The One yet and I don’t want to blab! Tune into my live chat on Friday! We’ll gush!
Depending on how things go, I’ll probably be doing a twitcam this Friday night. We’ll talk about The One, so beware of spoilers! :D