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Katie McGarry: Author Interview

Katie McGarry

Katie McGarry

Welcome Katie McGarry…

I am so excited to welcome one of my favourite authors, Katie McGarry! Thank you so much for taking the time to appear on my blog. You Rock!!

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Katie McGarry: Author Interview

Katie writes YA contemporary books, such as her Pushing the Limits series pictured above.

Lets get straight into the interview:

Were you an avid reader as a child? 
I read some when I was a child, but unfortunately stopped reading as much in my tween years.

What was your favourite childhood book?
My favorite book when I was in elementary school was Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time.

Other than The Outsiders which we know you love, what is your second favourite YA book and why?
There a quite a few YA novels that I love. Some of my favorite authors are Gena Showalter, Trish Doller, Miranda Kenneally, Colette Ballard, Joy Hensley, Courtney Stevens, Kristen Simmons, Sabrina Elkins, and the list can go on and on…

What is the last book you read that really spoke to you?
I just read an advanced reviewer copy of Courtney Stevens‘s The Lies About Truth and it was amazing!

What keeps you awake in the middle of the night?
Sometimes my characters choose the middle of the night to “speak to me”. That’s usually when I figure out my plot problems.

Would you consider visiting South Africa (we have lots of beautiful beaches!) in the future?
I would love to visit South Africa someday. Right now, due to my travel schedule and deadline schedule, I’m not sure when I can make it there.
(I’m are hoping it’s sooner rather than later – I’d love to have my books signed…)

Can you give your readers a hint of what we can look forward to?
I’m currently working on the Thunder Road series. The first book in the series, Nowhere But Here, follows teens who are raised in a motorcycle club. It will be released in the US on May 26, 2015.Nowhere but here.


Just look at this beautiful cover! I can’t wait for release day…

Add to Goodreads and don’t forget to follow Katie McGarry (links below) so you don’t miss any news of her upcoming books.

More about Katie McGarry

Katie McGarry was a teenager during the age of grunge and boy bands and remembers those years as the best and worst of her life. She is a lover of music, happy endings, reality television, and is a secret University of Kentucky basketball fan.


Katie McGarry

Katie McGarry

Pushing the Limits series out now
Nowhere But Here series Spring 2015
Breaking the Rules (Echo & Noah #2) 12/8/14
Twitter: @KatieMcGarry
Facebook Page


  1. Although I haven’t read any of Katie’s books- yet- I have heard fabulous things about them. It was so fun to learn more about her. I also loved A Wrinkle in Time when I was growing up. 🙂

    Wishing Katie the best of luck!

  2. Astevens

    Wonderful comments about Courtney’s new book, The Lies About Truth, from Katie! 🙂 (The interviewer spelled Courtney’s last name incorrectly in one place – it is Stevens, not Stephens), but the link is good!

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