Today we have Karen Schreck here for an author word associations post! This post is part of The Teen Book Scene's blog tour for While He Was Away by Karen Schreck. You can find out all about the tour here. Make sure to visit all the other stops if you'd like to know more about While He Was Away!
These are author word associations, meaning I gave Karen some random words and phrases and she had to respond with the first thing that came to her mind.
Cooking and baking:
The gym:coffee, NPR, communion
Board games:elliptical and weights, while listening to a good audiobook
SORRY and CLUE with my kidsDictionary:
Oxford English, magnifying glassSmileys:
Chocolate chip cookies:bright yellow
Penguins:warm, from the oven
Summer:stalwart and true
spicy tofu stir with cashews
Thanks for the great answers, Karen!
Make sure to check out all the other stops of the blog tour, and keep your eye out for While He Was Away, which has already been released.
While He Was Away by Karen Schreck
(Amazon | Goodreads)
When Penna Weaver’s boyfriend goes off to Iraq, she’s left facing life without him. As summer sets in, Penna tries to distract herself with work and her art, but the not knowing is slowly driving her crazy. Especially when David stops writing. She knows in her heart he will come home— but will he be the same boy she fell in love with?