YAuthor Stalking Tuesday: Jasper Fforde

 

So where can you find all that YAuthor information? RIGHT HERE because it’s YAuthor Stalking Tuesday! Learn about your favorite authors, have a chat with them and then share your YAuthor adventures. This week is the awesomely quirky Jasper Fforde! Take special interest in his incredibly hyperlinked website where you can literally spend hours and hours and hours looking at stuff that is “barely rubbish at all.”

Author: Jasper Fforde
Books: The Thursday Next Series (the first book of the series, The Eyre Affair, won YALSA’s Alex Award for Adult fiction that appeals to teens), Nursery Crimes Series, and his newest book, Shades of Grey.
Email: jasper@jasperfforde.com
Author Website: http://www.jasperfforde.com
Thursday Next Website: http://www.thursdaynext.com/index2.html
Nursery Crime Website: http://www.nurserycrime.co.uk/index.html
Videos: http://www.jasperfforde.com/ffilms.html
Twitter: http://twitter.com/jasperfforde

AND EXTRA BONUS!!!! CHRISTMAS QUIZZES!!!! “Designed to use up very little brain power, the jasperfforde.com Christmas Quiz comes with almost no plugs for his latest book and guarantees minutes of entertainment.” Yeah, Christmas is over…but the glory of the Christmas Quiz lives on!

AND EXTRA EXTRA BONUS!!! Check out Jasper Fforde’s answers to questions from a MAUREEN JOHNSON back in 2002!!! Could this be the Maureen Johnson, author of Suite Scarlett, who will be the subject of next week’s YAuthor Stalking Tuesdays????

And here’s Amber’s Jasper Fforde Adventure:

I consider meeting Jasper Fforde to be my very first YAuthor Stalking Adventure. My friend, Lindsay, found out that Jasper would be visiting a bookstore in Milwaukee on his tour promoting The Fourth Bear, so we hopped in the car and drove up to meet him. His reading was fantastic (and hilarious, but that was to be expected) and the line was super super long for the book signing afterwards. Both wearing our Jurisfiction T-shirts and going completely fangirl on him, I fear we were horribly annoying.

Have you met Jasper Fforde? Do you have a YAuthor Adventure to share? Email Amber and we might post it on a YAuthor Stalking Tuesday!

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4 Responses to YAuthor Stalking Tuesday: Jasper Fforde

  • Lindsay says:

    I just read the MJ interview, and it is tough to figure out if it is actually the real MJ. It was before her first book came out, and she does refer to herself as a little known writer. So it possibly could be her. But in none of the questions could I detect a sense of that glittery MJ personality. Regardless I’m going to say that it probably is the MJ we all (should) know and love. I look forward to next week’s YAuthor Stalking. I also suggest you stalk Ally Carter as Heist Society comes out soon!

  • Lindsay says:

    Also, what about Sarah Prineas? You could easily stalk her. We know where she lives. (To be taken in the least creepy way possible)

  • Lindsay says:

    Also I need another Jurisfiction shirt. I spilled something on it that never came out.

  • Amber says:

    I think I will probably just email MJ and ask her. Mystery solved. Well, not yet…but the mystery to how we will solve the mystery is solved.

    And yes and yes to Ally Carter and Sarah Prineas, except I don’t have an Ally Carter Adventure! Anyone else have one they want to share?!

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