Monday, March 31, 2014

Tens List with Janet Gurtler


Book Nerd Interview

Janet lives near the Canadian Rockies with her husband and son and a little dog named Bruce. She does not live in an Igloo or play hockey, but she does love maple syrup and says “eh” a lot.

Janet only gives 5 stars to the books she reviews because she is an author herself and knows that no book can appeal to everyone, but like a child, it is very special to the creator.

I’M NOT HER was published by Sourcebooks Teen Fire in May 2011.

IF I TELL released Oct 1, 2011 from Sourcebooks Teen Fire.

WHO I KISSED Sourcebooks Fire 2012.

Janet’s work will also appear in the THE FIRST TIME anthology, DEAR TEEN ME anthology and WHO DONE IT anthology.

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A Twitter-obsessed teen gets some real friends in this appealing story about family and friendship . . . Well done, sensitive and real." - Kirkus

"[A] romantic road-trip story . . . [with a] theme that one's expectations rarely match up with life's realities. " - Publishers Weekly

"Peppering her prose with tweets and texts, Gurtler contrasts the quick appeal of casual online friendships with the lasting satisfaction of giving the same attention to real relationships...Morgan's emotional journey is nonetheless an honest one." - Booklist

"This is a timely, relevant, and touching story for the so-called digital natives. Highly Recommended." - Library Media Connection





Top Ten List - Your favorite guy characters from your books, including random facts about them.

1. Nick from I’m Not Her- bad boy who wants to be good.

2. Clark Trent from I’m Not Her- so nice. Nickname is Superman

3. Steve Blender- How I Lost You- the bad boy who really is BAD. He shows up in my next book The Truth About Us and he’s even WORSE. I love to hate him

4. James from How I Lost You- he’s such a nice geeky guy and so in love with the wrong person. The nice guy who is your friend, but wants to be more. Awwwwww.

5. Zack from Waiting To Score- The boy I was supposed to date in high school. Plays hockey like good Canadian boys do.

6. Jackson in IF I TELL- Hot. Good. Bi-racial and proud.

7. Adam from 16 Things. Originally his name was Riker.

8. Jake from 16 Things. A cool brother and a super cool guy.

9. Alex from Who I Kissed- he dies in the third chapter

10. Zee from Who I Kissed- a swimmer. So conflicted about Sam.



Heart attacks happen to other people #thingsIthoughtweretrue

When Morgan’s mom gets sick, it’s hard not to panic. Without her mother, she would have no one—until she finds out the dad who walked out on her as a baby isn’t as far away as she thought…

Adam is a stuck-up, uptight jerk #thingsIthoughtweretrue

Now that they have a summer job together, Morgan’s getting to know the real Adam, and he’s actually pretty sweet…in a nerdy-hot kind of way. He even offers to go with her to find her dad. Road trip, anyone?

5000 Twitter followers are all the friends I need #thingsIthoughtweretrue

With Adam in the back seat, a hyper chatterbox named Amy behind the wheel, and plenty of Cheetos to fuel their trip, Morgan feels ready for anything. She’s not expecting a flat tire, a missed ferry, a fake girlfriend…and that these two people she barely knew before the summer started will become the people she can’t imagine living without.

You can purchase 16 Things I Thought Were True at the following Retailers:


And now, The Giveaways.
Thank you Janet for making this giveaway possible.

3 Winners will receive a Copy of 16 Things I Thought Were True by Janet Gurtler.
1 Winner will receive an Exclusive 16 Things I Thought Were True T-Shirt by Janet Gurtler.



March 31st Monday: Jean Book Nerd VLOG & TENS LIST
April 1st Tuesday: Book Passion for Life REVIEW
April 2nd Wednesday: YA-Aholic REVIEW
April 3rd Thursday: Fiction Fare REVIEW
April 4th Friday: Fictitious Delicious REVIEW
April 5th Saturday: Sabrina’s Paranormal Palace REVIEW
April 6th Sunday: A Dream Within a Dream REVIEW & DREAM CAST
April 7th Monday: Chapter by Chapter REVIEW
April 8th Tuesday: Alluring Reads REVIEW
April 9th Wednesday: Book Haven Extraordinaire REVIEW
April 9th Wednesday: Curling Up With a Good Book TENS LIST
April 10th Thursday: I Am Reader THIS OR THAT
April 11th Friday: Bookish REVIEW
April 12th Saturday: Book Briefs REVIEW
April 12th Saturday: Beneath the Moon and Stars REVIEW
April 13th Sunday: Candace’s Book Blog REVIEW

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