A Day in the Life of a Romance Writer by Author Lauren Smith

Ever wonder what a normal day is like for an author? I know I do. Usually my imagination conjures up one of two scenarios: They hole up in a cozy office drinking coffee and writing maniacally without stopping for human interaction or sustenance…or they spend half the day writing extremely productively, then get to hang […]

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Life Lessons from ‘I Was Here’ Author Gayle Forman

Gayle Forman has a knack for writing prose not only beautiful, but impactful. Regardless of what she’s saying, it always packs an emotional punch. In honor of the paperback release of Forman’s I Was Here, we’re participating in a giveaway of Forman’s entire paperback collection –  and I’m going to share one of my favorite […]

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An Interview with ‘Revolution of Ivy’ Author Amy Engel

The Revolution of Ivy author Amy Engel is a TDQ favorite, and we were thrilled to have the chance to ask her a few questions about completing The Book of Ivy duet and what she has coming up next. The Revolution of Ivy is available now, so if you’re itching to find out what is on the other side of Westfall’s fence, […]

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VIDEO: An Interview with ‘The Clockwork Crown’ Author Beth Cato

The Clockwork Dagger Author Beth Cato has now published the second book of the duology, The Clockwork Crown, and The Daily Quirk got the chance to chat with Cato about it during San Diego Comic-Con. Check out the video below to hear what inspired her to write about the steampunk genre, what her favorite book […]

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An Interview with ‘Hey Sunshine’ author Tia Giacalone

From the minute I started Hey Sunshine by Tia Giacalone I could hardly put it down. As a new mom, my time spent reading is precious, so I only save it for the best. And Hey Sunshine was definitely the best. A mix of romance and new adult fiction that kept me intrigued and smiling the […]

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20 Questions with ‘Nearly Found’ Author Elle Cosimano

To celebrate the release of Elle Cosimano’s Nearly Found, the sequel to last year’s Nearly Gone, Elle was game enough to tackle The Daily Quirk’s version of 20 questions. Keep reading to learn more about Elle and her writing, and be sure to check out our review of the fantastically twisty and ambient Nearly Found. […]

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An Interview with ‘Miss Mayhem’ Author Rachel Hawkins

If you read just a few pages of Rachel Hawkins’ Rebel Belle series, you will definitely notice that Hawkins has a fantastic sense of humor. We love to have a laugh here at The Daily Quirk, so to celebrate the release of the second book in Hawkins’ Rebel Belle series, Miss Mayhem, Rachel answered a […]

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An Exclusive Interview with Author Amy Engel

Debut author Amy Engel may be fairly new to the world of young adult fiction, but you would never know it from her twisty and addictive first novel, The Book of Ivy. Ivy has a bit of everything, from romance to dystopia to espionage, and trust me – you’ll be hooked after just a couple of chapters. […]

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An Exclusive Interview with Author Julie Cross

WHATEVER LIFE THROWS AT YOU / Author Julie Cross (Image Credit: Julie Cross)

Julie Cross is an ambitious lady. Here’s how I know: not only is Cross a former competitive gymnast and coach – a sport that requires extreme commitment and attention to detail – but she also tackled time travel in her first young adult series, Tempest. Time travel and triple twists are no small potatoes, folks.

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An Exclusive Interview with ‘The Lodger’ Author Louisa Treger

Author Louisa Treger (Image Credit: Nick Harvey)

For many authors, tackling a true story and turning it into a work of fiction may seem like a daunting task. Louisa Treger did just that in her debut novel, The Lodger. The novel follows the life of the writer Dorothy Richardson through her affair with famed author H.G. Wells, many personal tragedies, and the […]

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VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with ‘The Maze Runner’ Author James Dashner!

Author James Dashner with TDQ Correspondent Tara Robinson (Image Credit: Sean Torenli / The Daily Quirk)

The Daily Quirk was thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with James Dashner, best-selling author of the wildly popular The Maze Runner series, at this year’s New York Comic-Con. A self-proclaimed movie nut, Dashner tells us that his successful book franchise making the big transition from the page to the big screen is “the highlight of his career.” […]

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VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with ‘Memory of Water’ Author Emmi Itäranta

The Daily Quirk met up with author Emmi Itäranta after her Zola Books signing at the inaugural BookCon in New York City for an exclusive interview about her debut novel, Memory of Water. Watch the interview below to find out more about Itäranta, Memory of Water and what inspired the award-winning speculative novel.

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VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Author Barbara Taylor Bradford

Barbara Taylor Bradford (Image Credit: Sean Torenli / The Daily Quirk)

The Daily Quirk sat down with prolific author Barbara Taylor Bradford after her Zola Books signing at the inaugural BookCon in New York City for an exclusive interview about her latest novel, Cavendon Hall. Watch the interview below to find out more about Bradford, Cavendon Hall and what inspired the engaging saga of love, war and family struggle.

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