Renée Ahdieh, New York Times best-selling author of The Wrath and the Dawn series, and whose new series kicks off with the release of Flame in the Mist, out May 16, joins me to talk about straddling two worlds poorly, finding the music in language, fearl Courtney Summers - author of SOME GIRLS ARE, CRACKED UP TO BE, ALL THE RAGE, and more - breaks down getting published with her spite novel, consistently wanting it all, writing a book that fits around a feeling, and never really moving on from her books.Join me for a second go-round with Margaret Stohl, New York Times best-selling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures series and the YA adaptations of Marvel's Black Widow, whose most recent novel, Royce Rolls, is out now!Smith, author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Geography of You and Me, and Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between, and her most recent novel, Windfall.She talks about the teacher who ma More lightning-round interviews with authors at the Los Angeles Festival of Books, Book Expo America, and Book Con festivals, including: Brandy Colbert; David Connis; Dhonielle Clayton; E. Smith; Jessica Morgan; Kayla Olson, debut author of THE SANDCASTLE EMPIRE, out June 6, on writing secret songs in middle school, hearing the rhythm of books, words as a puzzle, writing to the same thunderstorm for years and years, and the closest she ever came to quitting.), The Darkest Corners, and the Prep School Confidential series about leaning in to a dark personal place with her writing, solving the mystery of Law & Order in the last five minutes, the Danielle Paige, New York Times best-selling author of the Dorothy Must Die and Stealing Snow series, on writing scripts for her Barbies, how the OJ trial cost her a career in soaps, and longing for rom-coms.Sara Goodman, Editorial Director for Wednesday Books, a new imprint from St."Mississippi consistently ranks at or near the bottom of every survey on financial literacy.And, that’s why it’s no surprise that we rank at the very top when it comes to poverty."Fitch said she believes financial education needs to be taught in the classroom."If we want to lift people out of poverty and break the generational cycle of poverty here, we need to teach all Mississippians the critical life skills of money management," she said.
) and Then You Were Gone, Nothing Like You, and Her and Me and You, talks about gift wrapping her young adults books out of embarrassment, admitting to being “so deeply lazy,” envying actor Catch up with Kara Thomas, author of Little Monsters (out July 25!And while he doubtless would not wish anything so extreme on his children, it’s clear he doesn’t intend to fall into the Bernie Ecclestone, Philip Green or Prince Andrew trap of producing vacuous offspring who do little besides spending money and taking holidays.Asked how he would dispose of his money, he said: ‘It’s definitely not going to them — and that’s not in a mean way.Even the best states have room for improvement."To arrive at relative grades, 59 data points were drawn from 18 national organizations.The report card assesses the problem of adult financial illiteracy nationally, and gives grades to each state based on data gleaned from national organizations that track Americans’ financial knowledge, credit, saving and spending, retirement readiness, investing, and levels of insurance, Pelletier said.