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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Story Secrets: THE MOCKINGBIRDS by Daisy Whitney + giveaway!

Ok, so this is without a doubt one of the hottest reads this fall - welcome to fellow 2010 debut author Daisy Whitney, who is here to chat about THE MOCKINGBIRDS!

I haven't met Daisy in person, but she was part of the TELL ME A SECRET blog tour. We did this crazy fun blog interview together:



Welcome, Daisy!

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THE MOCKINGBIRDS is about an underground, student-run secret society at a prestigious boarding school and a case they try involving date rape.

Holly Cupala: your book weaves intriguing threads while tackling a very serious topic. How did your ideas come together?
Daisy Whitney: I’ve always been intrigued by boarding school and also by the potential teens have to take a stand for what’s important. THE MOCKINGBIRDS - an underground student-run justice system - was born from those twin thoughts as a way to look at what it takes to stand up for yourself and for others...

Find out more of Daisy's secrets and enter to win an advance copy of THE MOCKINGBIRDS here...

~Holly Cupala

2 comments:

eda nomie said...

already follow you .. nice blog ! i love it so much ~ more books to read :)

Micol Ostow said...

LOVED this book! Go, Daisy!