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Yolanda T. Marshall, author. "...and he almost deserved it..."

What was the first book you bought with your own money?

Miguel Street by V.S. Naipaul


What book changed the way you look at the world?

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe


In which fictional house or land would you like to live?

The house in The Great Gatsby.


Tell us a favorite opening line from any children’s book.

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis: “There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb and he almost deserved it.”

LOL! I still laugh to this day.


Which fictional character do you wish was your best friend?

Unique Unicorn in the Sweet Pickles series


What is a word you loathe?

bile


Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

“oh my gosh”


Choose three adjectives to describe yourself.

Witty, free-spirited, impatient


What annoys you most in a book?

When the story sucks and is too long – I am reading faster to find the point, then shift to reading with a grudge just to get to the end.


Where would you most like to go to research your next book?

Anywhere safe, quiet, and by the Caribbean sea.