Literary Viking

Literary agent at D4EO Literary Agency. Picture book writer. Wife, mother, geek girl. 

We are all just stardust.

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flaws-in-icarus:

Hiccup cosplay, from how to train your dragon two.

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supahiiro:

flaws-in-icarus:

Hiccup cosplay, from how to train your dragon two.

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I’ve been tagged to answer book questions

1:What is your favorite book?
Jane Eyre or Harry Potter or Memories of My Melancholy Whores. Sorry I can’t pick just one.

2:What was the last book you read?
Ruin and Rising. Book three in The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo.

3:What is the worst book you’ve ever read?
The Bible. So many plot wholes and my suspension of belief couldn’t hold.

4:Top 7 book characters.
Harry Potter - Harry Potter
Alina - Grisha Trilogy
Sabriel - Abhorsen Trilogy
Florentino Ariza - Love in the Time of Cholera
Heathcliff - Wuthering Heights
Moll Flanders - Moll Flanders
Amber - Forever Amber

5:What is your favorite genre?
Speculative

6:Book you cried the hardest reading?
The last HP book.

7:Book you laughed the hardest reading?
Fifty Shames of Earl Grey

8:Which book character(s) do you most relate to?
Bookish sidekicks.

9:Favorite author(s)?
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Isabelle Allende
Neil Gaiman
Rainbow Rowell
So many more

10:Do you judge books by their covers?
Sometimes.

11:What is your favorite quote from a book?
“To say that I met Nicholas Brisbane over my husband’s dead body is not entirely accurate. Edward, it should be noted, was still twitching upon the floor.”


― Deanna Raybourn, Silent in the Grave

12:Which book do you recommend to friends and family most?
That changes. But right now Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.

13:Which book is so special to you that you don’t share it with others?
Wuthering Heights

14:Do you have any signed books?
HA. Yes. So many. I live near a plethora of active indie bookstores.

15:Have you met any authors?
I’m a literary agent…

16:Buy books new, used, or go to the library?
All of the above.

17:Where is your favorite place to read?
My bedroom.

18:Prefer books set in the past or the future?
All of the above.

19:What 5 elements would your ideal book have?
Boarding school, seemingly unsolvable murder, witches, kissing, snow.

20:Do you ever hope to publish your own book?
I do write picture books!

21:Prefer stand alone or series?
Depends on the storyline.

22:Do you mark/highlight/dog ear your books or keep them in perfect condition?
PERFECT CONDITION.

23:Hardbacks or paperbacks?
Paperbacks. Easier to handle.

24:Do you watch any booktubers?
I watch miss E Lizzie Books.

25:Have you read _______?
Why is this blank?

26:Do you like twist endings?
Yes!

27:Do you reread books?
I’ve tried but no because I remember every plot point.

28:E-readers or physical copies of books?
All.

29:A book that makes you feel comforted?
Harry Potter.

30:Would you rather read any ending that makes you feel happy or sad?
Depends on my mood.

31:Favorite villain in a book?
Everyone in V.E. Schwab’s Vicious.

32:Do you like to write reviews when you finish a book?
I used to.

33:Do you experience “book hangovers”?
All. The. Time.

34:Favorite book cover(s)?
Jay Kristoff’s series.

35:Send me a book recommendation?
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

pottergenes:

no i will never get over harry naming his child after snape

never

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After all this time?

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#NameThatKitten Contest

phoebewriter:

Can you come up with the perfect names for these special kittens I’m fostering? If I choose your idea, I’ll send you a copy of my book GLIMMER along with some swag. Sound good? Read on to learn more (and see pics of the kitties to help inspire your naming)!

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Background/The Why: Everyone has…

justinaireland:

Yes!

“Whatever causes night in our souls may leave stars.”

—   Victor Hugo: Ninety-Three (via lathgerthas)

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“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that’s what you’ve given me. That’s what I’d hoped to give you forever.”

—   Nicholas Sparks (via observando)