{Podcast Episode #28} A Casual Conversation with Tonya Kuper + Giveaway

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{Podcast Episode #28} A Casual Conversation with Tonya Kuper + Giveaway

{Podcast Episode #28} A Casual Conversation with Tonya Kuper + GiveawayAnomaly by Tonya Kuper
(Website, Twitter, Facebook)Published by Macmillan on November 25th 2014
Genres: Love & Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult
Pages: 400
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Reality is only an illusion.Except for those who can control it...Worst. Birthday. Ever. My first boyfriend dumped me--happy birthday, Josie!--my dad is who knows where, I have some weird virus that makes me want to hurl, and now my ex is licking another girl's tonsils. Oh, and I'm officially the same age as my brother was when he died. Yeah, today is about as fun-filled as the swamps of Dagobah. But then weird things start happening...Like I make something materialize just by thinking about it. When hottily-hot badass Reid Wentworth shows up on a motorcycle, everything changes. Like, everything. Who I am. My family. What really happened to my brother. Existence. I am Oculi, and I have the ability to change reality with my thoughts. Now Reid, in all his hotness, is charged with guiding and protecting me as I begin learning how to bend reality. And he's the only thing standing between me and the secret organization that wants me dead...

Within 20 seconds I knew that this casual conversation would be one that would take me down memory lane.  Kindred spirits we must be.  With so many things in common, this casual conversation with Tonya Kuper revealed her passion of science fiction and how it transformed into her debut novel Anomaly.  Enjoy!

Deitre



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About Tonya Kuper

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Tonya Kuper writes young adult science fiction and contemporary novels. She first fell in love with reading in elementary school, which eventually lead to earning a BA in Elementary Education and a MS in Reading Education, but she never thought she’d write a novel, let alone several. When Tonya isn’t writing, she teaches Young Adult Literature Writing Workshop at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, laughs as much as possible, loves music, and nerds-out over Star Wars, Marvel, Sherlock, and all things pop-culture. She lives in Omaha, NE with her husband and two rad boys.

7 Responses to “{Podcast Episode #28} A Casual Conversation with Tonya Kuper + Giveaway”

  1. Tonya

    Thank you SO MUCH for the interview, Deitre!!! It was super fun chatting with you.

  2. Crystal Cox

    Hello Tonya & Deitre , Thank you so much ! Tonya your book sounds amazing and a book I can read with my daughter . Also congrats on your soon next book lol. Deitre , I really enjoy the author podcast it adds so much . You also reminded me not to complain about the heat ! And holy cow I can’t believe I didn’t realize that Queen Catherine from Reign is also Anne from Anne of Green Gables .

    • A Leisure Moment

      Yeah Crystal!!! I’m so glad that you enjoyed the podcast. It really adds a different touch when we are looking into the lives of authors. PS…I’m such a fangirl of Anne of Green Gables. I always dreamed of living in Avonlea :)

  3. Diane Elizabeth

    I can’t believe I had forgotten about the Book It program! Loved that so much :)