Okay, so it’s not quite what you think. We’re talking about #FirstVote16. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last 100 years (cos that’s seriously how long it feels like it’s been going on), the US presidential election is happening at the beginning of October and the authors we love are determined to get everyone signed up to vote.
They’ve been making videos spilling stories about their first time.
Seriously. If this many literary legends are getting involved then it’s a big deal. Just look at who’s supporting the cause.
John Green, YA legend, nerd extraordinaire and author of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’
— John Green (@johngreen) September 27, 2016
Veronica Roth, author of ‘Divergent’ and the creator of the msot beloved of book boyfriends – Four
Queen Sarah Dessen, author of ‘The Truth About Forever’ and ‘Just Listen’
— sarahdessen (@sarahdessen) September 28, 2016
Lauren Oliver, author of ‘Before I Fall’, ‘Delirium’ and ‘Replica’
— Lauren Oliver (@OliverBooks) September 28, 2016
Susan Dennard, author of the friendship-fuelled fantasy, ‘Truthwitch’
— Susan Dennard (@stdennard) October 6, 2016
Alex Gino, author of the gorgeous ‘George’
— Alex Gino (@lxgino) October 5, 2016
E Lockhart, author of the seriously addictive ‘We Were Liars’ (still not over that twist btw)
— E. Lockhart (@elockhart) September 27, 2016
Gayle Forman, author of the sob-inducing ‘If I Stay’ and ‘I Was Here’
— gayle forman (@gayleforman) October 3, 2016
Libba Bray, author of the delicious ‘Gemma Doyle’ trilogy and spooky ‘The Diviners’ series
— Libba Bray (@libbabray) September 28, 2016
Holly Black, our queen of the Fae and author of ‘The Coldest Girl in Coldtown’ and ‘Tithe’
— Holly Black (@hollyblack) October 2, 2016
Nicola Yoon, author of the beautiful ‘Everything, Everything’ and ‘The Sun is Also a Star’
— Nicola Yoon (@NicolaYoon) October 3, 2016
Even EL James joined in…
— E L James (@E_L_James) October 2, 2016
When an erotica author teams up with the YA crew, you know it’s serious business.
Are you eligible to vote? Make sure you’re signed up at rockthevote.com and then join in the fun with #FirstVote16
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