The launch party for Cheri Chesley's The Peasant Queen is tonight (Wed. Dec 8) at the Murray Borders store at 6:00 PM. Go, say hi, and celebrate the release of Cheri's very first novel with her!
LDSWBR: What author/book had the most impact on you this year?
CHERI: It may be because it's the most recent one I've read, but PERILOUS by Tamara Heiner really has me thinking, still. It's so intense. I also finally broke down and read the Hunger Games series. That was an interesting experience I won't soon forget.
LDSWBR: What books are you giving/asking for this Christmas?
CHERI: My own, lol. A bunch of my nieces are getting copies of THE PEASANT QUEEN this year. I'm asking for Julie Wright's new book. I've heard such great things about it, and I just love her writing.
LDSWBR: If you could only participate in one Holiday activity or tradition this year, what would it be?
CHERI: Definitely opening gifts with my kids Christmas eve. It's a tradition in my husband's family that we didn't do when I was growing up. At my house we had a really big HANDS OFF policy for all gifts until Christmas morning. Even though my husband has worked nights for a long time--and will be Christmas eve and Christmas day this year--we still always make time to do it.
LDSWBR: So, are you an eggnog or warm apple cider girl?
CHERI: Warm apple cider. With cinnamon. I am NOT an eggnog fan at all. :)
LDSWBR: Thank you, Cheri. Best wishes to you with your new book!
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