Interview with Mary G Thompson, Author of AMY CHELSEA STACIE DEE

I’m pleased to welcome Mary G Thompson to talk about her new YA thriller with Chicken House, Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee. I was so impressed by this book – It was completely unputdownable. It’s out now, so be sure to look out for it if you’re a fan of the genre! Kate Ormand: Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee had…

Interview with AG Howard, author of ROSEBLOOD

I’m delighted to welcome AG Howard to talk about her new YA Phantom of the Opera-inspired retelling, RoseBlood! The book is out today with Abrams and Chronicle. Kate Ormand: Congratulations on your new book! Can you tell us a little about how The Phantom of the Opera inspired you and why you chose it as the…

Join the Circus!

In the run up to the publication of my YA shapeshifter circus book, THE WANDERERS (1 Sept), I hosted a series of circus-themed posts with authors, editors, and readers here on the blog. The posts are all tagged ‘Join the Circus’ and here’s a handy lists of all the circusy posts in one place. It…

Interview: JJ Howard, Author of THAT TIME I JOINED THE CIRCUS

Kate Ormand: The circus is a wonderful setting to explore – and can be done in so many ways! What attracted you to writing a circus book? JJ Howard: I was looking for a real-world setting that allowed for a feeling of magic and wonder. I’ve been interested in tarot reading for a long time,…

THE WANDERERS Interview + Giveaway

STOLEN SONGBIRD author, Danielle L. Jensen, interviewed me about THE WANDERERS and is giving away an ARC of the book. Danielle provided one of the blurbs for the book jacket after reading an advanced copy: “A fresh tale about shape-shifters that is sure to delight and astound.” —Danielle L. Jensen, author of Stolen Songbird 

Blog Tour: Interview with 7 DAYS author, Eve Ainsworth

Today is my stop on the blog tour for Eve Ainsworth’s debut novel, 7 DAYS! I was lucky enough to read this early and I enjoyed it SO much. I’ve included my review at the end of the post. 7 DAYS is out TOMORROW and I’m so thrilled to be joining in the fun here…

Blog Tour: Interview with Karen Akins, Author of LOOP (+ Review)

Today is my stop on the blog tour for Karen Akins’s debut novel, LOOP! I finished reading it a couple days before the release and REALLY enjoyed it. I’m thrilled to get the chance to interview Karen about LOOP, released on 21 October 2014 with St. Martin’s Griffin. KO: Hi, Karen! It’s great to have…

DARK DAYS Interviews

I met up with the gorgeous Megan Olivier to film an interview for her book tube channel: Go subscribe if you haven’t already — she’s amazing! I’m taking part in the Debut Author Challenge — to read and review 12 debut YA, MG, or NA books between January 1st 2014 and January 31st 2015. At…

DARK DAYS Media Round Up

DARK DAYS was published yesterday and I stopped by Emma Pass‘s blog with a guest post about my journey to publication. You can read that here: Blog Takeover #2: DARK DAYS Author Kate Ormand’s Path to Publication Emma Pass interviewed me on the Author Allsorts blog to celebrate the release of DARK DAYS: Happy Book…

DARK DAYS Interview, Review, and Giveaway!

Last week I stopped by the lovely Kendra Leighton‘s blog for an interview about DARK DAYS (including a snippet from the book!). You can read that here: Interview with Kate Ormand, Author of DARK DAYS And gorgeous book tuber, Megan Olivier, reviews DARK DAYS on her channel, and shares details on how you can win…

Interview: Kendra Leighton, Author of GLIMPSE

Today I’m chatting with the lovely Kendra Leighton, author of upcoming YA release GLIMPSE. The book is out in June with Much-in-Litte and is a ghost story inspired by Alfred Noyes’ poem ‘The Highwayman’. The MC, Liz, was in an accident and has no memory of the first ten years of her life. She begins…