What book are you reading right now? An ARC of Everlasting by Tenner Angie Frazier. Yay, Angie!
Your favorite children’s book: Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney. It's a flower thing.
Your favorite non-fiction book: Cactus Hotel by Brenda Z. Guyiberson. My kids loved reading it when we used to visit Grandma in Arizona.
Your favorite classic (read: book they made you read in school) book: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. It still makes me bawl. Sydney Carton is the prototype of the lovable bad boy.
The last book that made you laugh: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead. It made me cry, too.
The last book that made you cry: See above.
The last book you recommended to a friend: Dirty Little Secrets by Tenner C.J. Omololu. Gripping!
A novel you’ve re-read (and re-read): All of Jane Austen's. My fave is Persuasion.
One sentence that gives the gist of your book best:
Fourteen-year-old Laurel discovers she is part of a secret society dedicated to the magical language of flowers, in this debut novel blooming with romance, mystery, and intrigue.
Avoiding spoilers, a 1-2 sentence passage from your book that you really like:
Like a scarf unwrapping from her neck, the warmth, the peace slowly dissipated, leaving Laurel cold and exposed. She shivered and stared at the closed book in her lap.