12 October

Celebrate Teen Read Week with 8 Great Authors

Are you a huge fan of teen fiction? So are we. Celebrate with us and eight of our authors next week! Here at Blink, we’re all about YA and Teen Read Week is seven days of celebrating the genre. October 18 – 24 you will have a chance to connect with our authors about writing, reading and, of course, young adult books!

On the Blink Teen Read Week Digital Tour you can join our authors for a Twitter Chat or watch them live chat in a Google Hangout. For a few select schools, students will even have some of our authors Skyping in for a visit!

Who will be there?

From debut to bestselling, contemporary to dystopian, the Blink Teen Read Week Digital Tour offers a little something for everyone.

  • Lorie Langdon – Bestselling co-author of the Doon series
  • Carey Corp – Bestselling co-author of the Doon series
  • Carol Lynch Williams – Award-winning author of Never Said
  • Luke Reynolds – Debut author of The Looney Experiment
  • Lisa T. Bergren – Bestselling author of the Remnants series
  • Heather Burch – Revered author of Summer by Summer and the Halflings series
  • Jonathan Friesen – Award-winning author of Both of Me and Aquifer
  • Evangeline Denmark – Debut solo author of Curio

What will be going on?

The authors will kick off Teen Read Week by stopping in at over a dozen schools across the nation via Skype, but if you don’t happen to attend one of those schools, there’s other ways for you to connect!

Twitter Chats

On Tuesday, October 20 and Thursday October 22 you can catch the authors chatting it up on Twitter.

Follow the hashtag #BlinkTRW to ask your burning questions and see an epic talk among authors who write for teens! @BlinkYABooks is hosting the live Q&A’s.

Follow all the authors ahead of time here:

Heather Burch: @HeatherBurch

Jonathan Friesen: @FriesenJonathan

Carol Lynch Williams: @carol_writer928

Lorie Langdon: @LorieLangdon

Carey Corp: @CareyCorp

Lisa Bergren: @LisaTBergren

Evangeline Denmark: @EvangelineD

Google Hangout

On Saturday, October 24, all the authors will be involved in a Google Hangout On Air! Here they will be answering questions asked by you! Ask ahead of time Facebook or ask questions on Twitter during the live feed at 12PM PST using #BlinkTRW!

What’s Teen Read Week?

Teen Read Week is a nationwide celebration of books created for teens. This tour is just one great way you can participate in the event. Make sure to celebrate the week one way or another by posting a picture on social media of your favorite young adult book using #BlinkTRW!