Robin Palmer worked in television for ten years before regaining her sanity and quitting her job to write. In addition to the middle grade series Yours Truly Lucy B. Parker, she is the author of Cindy Ella; Geek Charming (which was recently made into Disney Channel movie); Little Miss Red; and Wicked Jealous, as well as screenplays, television pilots, and misplaced To-Do lists. After four years in New York City, she regained her sanity again and now lives in Louisiana.
Noon to 12:45 p.m.
State Library of Louisiana, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
No One is Popular: A YA Introspective
1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
B&N Jr. Tent
Once Upon A Kiss
“This smart romance has an ending that delivers and an upbeat narrator that will appeal to fans of Meg Cabot’s The Princess Diaries.”*
It’s 1986 and sixteen-year-old Zoe Brenner’s world revolves around Depeche Mode, Judd Nelson, exercise-obsessed parents, and her best friend Jonah. Then one day, in a freak Fun-Dip choking accident, Zoe falls unconscious, and awakes in the year 2016. So much has changed, and Zoe needs Jonah to help her make sense of it all. But in this life, Zoe is the most popular girl in school, and she soon realizes this Zoe doesn’t associate with nerds like Jonah. As Zoe juggles new technology, attempts to hide her enthusiasm for poet blouses, and manages to keep her super jock boyfriend at bay, she tries to rekindle her friendship with Jonah and use her popularity for a good cause. Will she ever get back to 1986? And more importantly, does she want to?
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