Seventeen.com named I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE as one of the "20 Best YA Books of 2017"
(Seventeen.com site traffic: 3.1 million uvm)
Buzzfeed listed it as one of the "21 YA Books You'll Want To Get Your Hands On This Summer"
(Buzzfeed site traffic: 17 million uvm)
Bustle recently interviewed Ma
urene Goo on their site
(Bustle.com site traffic: 1.2 million uvm)
USA Today's Happy Ever After Blog ran a guest post by Maurene Goo who shared her "K-drama Steps to True Love"
(USAToday.com site traffic: 25 million uvm)
Bookish featured a guest post by Maurene who paired up her favorite K-Dramas with books
B&N Teen Blog included it in "7 Must-Read YAs Featuring PoC Teens In Love" and "8 YA Books Perfect for Reading Outside"
Maurene also wrote a guest post for B&N Teen Blog about her favorite reads
EVENTS ROUND-UP FOR I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE
April 21 & 22: LA Times Festival of Books (Los Angeles, CA)
April 28 & 29: YALLWest Festival (Santa Monica, CA)
June 7: Launch Event at Vroman's Bookstore (Pasadena, CA)
June 11: In Conversation Event at Once Upon a Time (Los Angeles, CA)
June 22: In-Store Event at Anderson's Bookshop (Chicago, IL)
July 26: Write On! Workshop with YallWest (Santa Monica, CA)
July 27: YA Panel at Books, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
THE I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE BLOG TOUR
May 24: YA Biblkiophile- 5-10 Best Romantically Awkward Main Characters
May 25: Love is Not a Triangle- Would You Rather Character Interview
May 26: Gone Pecan- Starter guide of sorts for K dramas
May 27: Live Love YA- Book style fashion post
May 28: A Perfection Called Books- Listicle
May 29: YA Wednesdays- Favorite Quotes
May 30: The Avid Reader- Review
Plus the fantastic praise already in:
"It is a goddamn delight." - Veronica Roth in Entertainment Weekly
simultaneously honors and deconstructs romantic tropes, both in general and specific to K dramas, and does so using a wonderfully diverse cast.
Publishers Weekly, starred review
★"Plot-driven as the K dramas Goo's protagonist seeks to emulate, her funny, engaging narrative also delivers powerful messages of inclusion and acceptance." - Kirkus, starred review