Saturday, August 11, 2018

Marianne Levy

Marianne Levy's new novel for kids is Katie Cox vs. the Boy Band; it's a sequel to Katie Cox Goes Viral.

From her Q&A with Deborah Kalb:

Q: What was it like to write about Katie again, and do you think she's changed at all since book one?

A: The second book picks up just a month after the end of the first, because I wanted to keep exploring Katie's sense of discombobulation.

She's famous, but she doesn't feel famous, her life is changing, in that she's got a recording contract and a fan base, but day to day, many things, like her messy bedroom and her school routine, are exactly the same.

She's caught between these two worlds now, almost two different versions of herself. And that's...[read on]
--Marshal Zeringue