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Interview with Vivi Barnes

The other day Vivi Barnes and I got together to hang out and chat about her book. We videoed it so you could join us!

Olivia TwistedHere’s the blurb from Amazon on Vivi’s upcoming YA contemporary, OLIVIA TWISTED:

Tossed from foster home to foster home, Olivia’s seen a lot in her sixteen years. She’s hardened, sure, though mostly just wants to fly under the radar until graduation. But her natural ability with computers catches the eye of Z, a mysterious guy at her new school. Soon, Z has brought Liv into his team of hacker elite—break into a few bank accounts, and voila, he drives a motorcycle. Follow his lead, and Olivia might even be able to escape from her oppressive foster parents. As Olivia and Z grow closer, though, so does the watchful eye of Bill Sykes, Z’s boss. And he’s got bigger plans for Liv…

And here is the video!

Intrigued yet about her book? If so, check out her incredible book trailer over at here.

I’m super excited about going to Vivi’s book launch in November! OLIVIA TWSTED is a retelling of Oliver Twist, and as a big fan of retellings, I can’t wait to read this book. How about you? What are some of your favorite retellings?

9 Responses to Interview with Vivi Barnes

  1. Leandra says:

    How cool! I’ve never seen a retelling of Oliver Twist before! Congrats to Vivi, I’m sure Nov will be here before she knows it. =)

  2. Meradeth says:

    This sounds awesome! I’ve seen the cover around a few places, but the blurb totally makes me eager to get my hands on it!

  3. Bish Denham says:

    Neat interesting “twist.” Sounds like something I’d enjoy reading!

  4. Sounds like a great book. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Sounds like an interesting book. Awesome that it focuses on her computer abilities.

  6. mirkabreen says:

    Oliver/Olivia… cute. This is a timeless tale, and Vivi Barnes should be commended on tackling it.

  7. I’m always looking for more YA contemporary. This looks like a great read.

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