All YA Love: What They Had To Say…

Filed in All YA Love , The Geeky Lover , The YA Lover Posted on September 1, 2010 @ 11:17 am 9 comments

Yesterday, Susi and I took to the Twitter highways to ask several authors (most YA) a question…

If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be?

And here’s what they had to say…

A Tale of Two Series”
– Cassandra Clare – Author of Clockwork Angel

The Insomnia Solution”
– Cyn Balog – Author of Sleepless

Shake It Up!”
– Denise Jaden – Author of Losing Faith

– Susan Adrian – Young Adult Author

“Nasty, Brutish and Short”
– Brendan Halpin – Author of Shutout

– Monica Burns, Author of Assasin’s Heart

“Don’t Put That In Your Mouth, You Don’t Know Where It’s Been.” – The Saundra Mitchell Story”
– Saundra Mitchell – Author of Shadowed Summer

“Life is Short and So Am I: Wisdom from the Underside of Five-Feet Nothing OR High Heels and Handtrucks: My Life Among the Books”
– Lauren Baratz-Logsted – Author of The Education of Bet

“And They Let You Write For Children?”
– William Kostakis – Author of Loathing Lola

“In All Things, She Leads With Her Heart”
– Elizabeth Isaacs – Author of The Light of Asteria: Kailmeyra’s Last Hope

“Ms. Persistent”
– Kim Baccellia – Author of Crossed Out

– Margo Lanagan – Author of Tender Morsels

“The Woman Who Went Though Hell and Came Out Unscathed”
– Alicia Perry – Author of The Color of a Leader

“If Peter Pan Doesn’t Have To Grow Up, Neither Do I”
– Wendy Delsol – Author of Stork

“If the universe is kind, no one will ever do something that disturbing, so I have no title ideas :)”
– Melissa Marr – Author of Radiant Shadows

“Big Mouth In The Forest”
– Laurie Halse Anderson -Author of Wintergirls

“She Was Short, But That Was OK or Funny on Paper”
– Kimberly Pauley – Author of Still Sucks to Be Me

“Good Grief”
– Stefne Miller – Author of Salvaged

“I hope no one writes a biography about me! That’s terrifying.”
– Holly Black – Author of White Cat

“Wholly Hybrid or Overthinkers and Underdone”
– Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich – Author of 8th Grade Super Zero

“No Regrets”
– Jacquelyn Wheeler – Author of Merger

“STAY AFTER IT – a laid back tale of persistence”
– Joelle Anthony – Author of Restoring Harmony

– Georgia McBride – Author of Praefatio

– Eric Luper – Author of Seth Baumgartner’s Love Manifesto

“Anxious Girl”
– Simmone Howell – Author of Everything Beautiful

“Tales of An Accidental Author or Tales from the Darkside”
– Kami Garcia – Author of Beautiful Creatures

“It Gets Way Better After This”
– Susane Colasanti – Author of Something Like Fate

“I’m hoping my life will somehow warrant the title of a Ewan McGregor bio, “From Junkie to Jedi.” Even though I’m neither.”
– Claudia Gray – Author of the Evernight Series

“Made of Awesome: the Heather Brewer Story”
– Heather Brewer – Author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod

“Used to be “Running for the Elevator.” Now might be “Old Things in New Places”–also my undergrad thesis title!
– Jessica Leader – Author of Nice and Mean

“Does My Brain Look Fat in These Jeans?”
A. S. King– Author of The Dust of 100 Dogs and Please Ignore Vera Dietz

– Lisa McMann – Author of Wake, Fade and Gone

“Flogging Russel Middlebrook”
Brent Hartinger – Author of Project Sweet Life

What would your Biography title say?

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  • SusiSunshine September 1, 2010 at 1:07 pm

    Some hilarious answer! I was so laughing so hard when I got those.

    Okay now I thought a while about it mine would probably be called.

    Without Coffee No Go

  • pattepoilue September 1, 2010 at 1:59 pm

    I laughed a lot too! Love those answers.

    Ok mine would probably be :
    'Relax: The Girl Who Didn't Know How To Do That'

    lol the older I get the more stressed I am *sigh* =P

  • Monica Burns September 1, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    Great answers!

    "It Gets Way Better After This"
    – Susane Colasanti – Author of Something Like Fate

    LOVE this one!

    And because I liked my own title, I have decided to write my own biography which will span two massive pages of information that truly is of no note to anyone.

  • SusiSunshine September 1, 2010 at 2:23 pm

    @Monica Yes that one was awesome. I laughed so much yday. LOL I know I would read yours just cuz of the title…add a nice cover and I'm sold. 😉

  • Blodeuedd September 1, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Lol, funny 😀

    But mine, hm…

    A booklovers journey: Chocolate included

  • SusiSunshine September 1, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    @Blodeuedd Ohhh nice one. Can I get a bit chocolate now? *puppy eyes*

  • Scorpio M. September 1, 2010 at 5:13 pm

    These are great, so witty and funny!

  • Book Crazy Jenn September 2, 2010 at 7:57 am

    Love this post – it was so fun doing it! 🙂

    As for my own title I think it would be something like

    No guests aloud, my decent into madness


  • ham1299 September 2, 2010 at 8:08 am

    Love, love, love this post! LOL What a great idea!

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