Last week I had the pleasure of seeing one of my favorite authors, Maggie Stiefvater. If you haven’t read any of her books, you really need to, because she is AMAZING.
Maggie is currently touring to promote her latest book, Sinner. Her tour isn’t a typical tour, Maggie is doing a road trip across the US and stopping along the way for signings in her camaro named Loki.
The day I went to the signing the first thing I saw when I pulled in the parking lot was Loki. I immediately snapped a picture. I’ve heard of Loki through Maggie’s blog/website and finally being able to see it was AWESOME. So, yea, I was a total fan girl.
For those of you that have read the Shiver (The Wolves Of Mercy Falls) trilogy know about Cole and Isabel. You also know that Maggie indicated in the authors note at the end of Forever, that she wouldn’t return to this series. Maggie said Sinner isn’t technically returning to that trilogy as Sinner is based in LA. Sinner came about because Maggie kept thinking, “I am a werewolf in LA”, while on a plane to an event in LA. Maggie explained she couldn’t get over those words and was then compelled to write Sinner.
It is always a blast seeing Maggie. She is so down to earth and entertaining. You can tell she really loves writing and this shows in her fabulous work.
Five facts about Maggie:
-She loves to do research and gets ideas from real life.
-She said characters start with a human heart and then she will modify them.
-She was home schooled from 6th grade on.
-Her love of cars came from her father as he enjoyed restoring them.
-She played the bagpipes in a band.
For those of you that don’t know what Sinner is about, check out the synopsis below and enter the giveaway to win an autographed copy.
A standalone companion book to the internationally bestselling Shiver Trilogy.
Sinner follows Cole St. Clair, a pivotal character from the #1 New York Times bestselling Shiver Trilogy. Everybody thinks they know Cole’s story. Stardom. Addiction. Downfall. Disappearance. But only a few people know Cole’s darkest secret — his ability to shift into a wolf. One of these people is Isabel. At one point, they may have even loved each other. But that feels like a lifetime ago. Now Cole is back. Back in the spotlight. Back in the danger zone. Back in Isabel’s life. Can this sinner be saved?
-Autographed copy of Sinner w/ the book cover Maggie created which was exclusively handed out at the signings on the tour.