Swanky Seventeener Gwen Cole recently interviewed Ava Jae about her debut YA novel BEYOND THE RED, which was published March 1, 2016 by Sky Pony Press.
About the Book:
A feud on a distant, crimson planet with established nanite technology creates a violent uprising that threatens the reign of a teenage queen and forces her to turn to her rebel half-blood bodyguard for help, before the planet’s human population is destroyed at the hands of her power-hungry twin brother.
About the Author:
Ava Jae is an author, blogger, YouTuber, college student, and assistant editor at Entangled Publishing. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a BA in English in April 2016, Ava will probably find a bookstore to live in, where she can write her next novel surrounded by the smell of new books and coffee. She can be found on Twitter at @Ava_Jae or at her website avajae.blogspot.com. She resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
About the Interviewer:
Gwen Cole grew up in upstate New York, moved to Virginia where she did not graduate college, and worked a varied number of jobs including pharmacy technician, meat clerk, ranch hand, and a receiving specialist at Target. She enjoys large jigsaw puzzles, playing Xbox, and watching movies. Gwen now lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, daughter, and very large dog, where she longs to live in the country again.
Gwen’s debut novel, COLD SUMMER, will be published in Spring 2017 from Sky Pony Press. A teen suffering from PTSD—due to repeatedly being pulled back in time to the front lines of WWII—must find a way to stop the pulls from happening with the help of the childhood friend he secretly loves before he dies on the battlefield.