2016 Debut Authors Bash | Interview with Laura Tims, Author of Please Don’t Tell

Hi everyone! I’m thrilled to be part of the 2016 Debut Authors Bash, hosted by Yareaders America! Today, I’m interviewing Laura Tims, author of the YA mystery thriller, PLEASE DON’T TELL! Plus, there’s also a giveaway at the end. Let’s get started!
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Please Don’t Tell by Laura Tims

Genre: YA Mystery, Thriller
Publication: May 24th 2016 by HarperCollins
Series: n/a
Length: 352 pages
Format: eARC from publisher

Joy killed Adam Gordon—at least, that’s what she thinks. The night of the party is hazy at best. But she knows what Adam did to her twin sister, Grace, and she knows he had to pay for it.

What Joy doesn’t expect is that someone else saw what happened. And one night a note is shoved through her open window, threatening Joy that all will be revealed. Now the anonymous blackmailer starts using Joy to expose the secrets of their placid hometown. And as the demands escalate, Joy must somehow uncover the blackmailer’s identity before Joy is forced to make a terrible choice.

In this darkly compelling narrative, debut author Laura Tims explores the complicated relationship between two sisters, and what one will do for the other. It’s a story that will keep readers turning pages and questioning their own sense of right and wrong.

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ARC Review: Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh


Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh
 YA Historical, Fantasy
Published June 7th 2016 by HarperTeen
Format: eARC
Length: 384 pages

A prehistoric fantasy—with allusions to Pride and Prejudice.

Hunting, gathering, and keeping his family safe—that’s the life seventeen-year-old Kol knows. Then bold, enigmatic Mya arrives from the south with her family, and Kol is captivated. He wants her to like and trust him, but any hopes of impressing her are ruined when he makes a careless—and nearly grave—mistake. However, there’s something more to Mya’s cool disdain…a history wrought with loss that comes to light when another clan arrives. With them is Lo, an enemy from Mya’s past who Mya swears has ulterior motives.

As Kol gets to know Lo, tensions between Mya and Lo escalate until violence erupts. Faced with shattering losses, Kol is forced to question every person he’s trusted. One thing is for sure: this was a war that Mya or Lo—Kol doesn’t know which—had been planning all along.

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