Sunday, May 22, 2011

Interview with Julianna Baggott + Giveaway; Signed ARC of Pure!

Hi everyone! Today I have an accomplished author with me – Julianna Baggott – who will answer a few questions about Pure. I hope you like this short interview!


What or who inspired you to write about Pure?

PURE is dedicated to my daughter -- now 16. I read an early riff to her, just something I was playing with -- a girl in a cabinet thinking about how the OSR will come for her -- in the rubble fields or in the middle of the night ... And my daughter said it was the best thing I'd ever written. I bullied on. 

How did you build the world of Pure?

Slowly over time. PURE was a novel that I worked on when I had a spare moments, in between other deadlines and commitments. I felt like I was always rushing to get back to that world. There are small pieces of these characters that showed up before the world of PURE -- or around the same time but I just didn't know how they fit. It was a novel that, once I was in deep, worked its way into my dream life. I had hugely vivid dreams while writing the book, ones that wound their way into the pages.

Can you tell us about the ‘apocalypse’ of Pure?

Over the course of the novel, you get a feel for American culture right before the Detonations -- ruled by fear and paranoia and deep conservatism that creates an era of oppression in the name of safety and security. Although the environment is wrecked and there's grave fear of viruses, in the end, it comes down to bombs -- a cocktail of bombs that lead back to those dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and a secret science that I claim was created in the wake of WWII.   

Why are the have-nots mutated or marked?

The Detonations are a cocktail of bombs -- which include nanotechnology that interact with the human body. 

Can you tell us about Pure’s society and its class struggle?

Pressia assumes that the Pures have it great, but the culture inside of the Dome -- as seen through the eyes of Partridge -- is suffocating and rigid and confining. 

Pure will be a movie in the near future! Which actress do you think will be a good Pressia?

Well, I won't have any say in this whatsoever, but I really think that Hailee Steinfeld would be wonderful. 


Critically acclaimed, bestselling author Julianna Baggott has published fourteen books over the last ten years with five novels slated for publication in the next four years. She began publishing when she was twenty-two and sold her first novel while still in her twenties. There are thirty-one foreign editions of her novels to date.

She also writes bestselling novels for younger readers under the pen name N.E. Bode as well as under Julianna Baggott. The Anybodies trilogy was a People Magazine pick alongside David Sedaris and Bill Clinton, a Washington Post Book of the Week, a Girl's Life Top Ten, and a Booksense selection; The Slippery Map (fall 2007), and the prequel to Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007), a movie starring Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, and Jason Bateman. Bode is a recurring personality on XM Sirius Radio.

Baggott also has a highly acclaimed career as a poet, having published three collections of poetry and having been published in the best literary publications in the country, including Poetry, The American Poetry Review, and Best American Poetry.

She lives in Florida with her husband writer David G.W. Scott and their four kids, and is the assistant director of Florida State University's Creative Writing Program.

Giveaway: Signed ARC of Pure
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A dystopian novel about a society of haves, who escaped an apocalypse in a futuristic dome-covered city, and have-nots, who survived the nearly destroyed outside world. The have-nots are almost entirely marked or mutated in some manner.

PURE centers around the story of Pressia, a 16-year-old survivor with a doll’s head fused into her left hand, and Partridge, an unmarked Pure who has escaped the Dome to find his mother, certain that she has survived the cataclysm.

Julianna was so generous to offer a signed ARC of Pure – one of the very first copies of Pure – to one lucky reader!  

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83 comments:

  1. Pure has been on my Wishlist for months! Would be so great to win the ARC :)

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  2. Being a huge fan of dystopian novels, please count me in on the giveaway :-) ! And as intriguing as the premise out this book is, I'm not surprised it will be made into a movie too!!

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  3. The cover confuses me. I want to read it!

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  4. Please count me in! :)

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  5. Great interview, the novel sounds excellent! I love everything that plays with human genetics and mutation...

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  6. The dolls head as a hand fascinates me.

    Please enter me in the giveaway.

    Thanks

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  7. Thanks for the interview and giveaway! This is the first I've heard of Pure, but it looks great!

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  8. Awesome interview! This book sounds amazing on its own, and that it's a dystopian novel just makes it cooler :)

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    Thanks so much for the giveaway! :)

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  9. WOW! Look at that cover! It's Gorgeous! I'd love to win it! BTW, Great interview.

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  10. Awesome! I really want to read this book! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  11. thank you for the giveaway!! :)))
    I am a follower! :) - Adrianga

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  12. Thanks for the awesome giveaway, I've had my eye on this one for awhile :)

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  13. Another great giveaway! I really do wish everyday could be dystopian day :)
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  15. This looks like a definite must read! Thanks for the chance at winning a copy :)

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  16. This looks good!
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  17. This sounds weird! A doll's head fused to her left hand?? I HAVE to read it!!

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  18. OMG again! Another book I'm anticipating to read! You guys are just awesome! I'd love to win this one! :)

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  19. I'm a follower: Shana Benedict

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  20. Follower of both blogs

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  21. Awesome interview, and thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  22. Thanks for the giveaway!
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  23. I'd love to read this! Thanks for the giveaway.
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  24. Ooh, it sounds good, thanks for the giveaway.

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  25. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  26. I'm so excited to get my hands on this book!! It sounds like my kind of incredible dystopian read. I love that it's going to become a movie!!

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  27. Pure sounds fantastic!

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  28. Thanks for the chance! :)

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  29. I actually just discovered this book the other day and I am so excited for it to come out! It sounds amazing! Thanks for sharing this interview and for the chance to win an ARC. :D

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  30. Thanks for the giveaway
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  32. I'm really starting to get into dystopian fiction, so I'd be excited to win this :) I'm following via GFC as Jasmine1485

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  33. This looks awesome :D


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  34. I love the cover even though I don't understand it!

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  35. Hi, Precious
    Thanks for the giveaway, I love the dystopian novels.

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  36. Thank you so much for this giveaway :D

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  37. Wow how have I missed hearing about this book. Off to add to my wishlist right now.
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  38. Thanks for the giveaway! This looks like a great book. Can't wait to read it :)

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  39. The dolls head fused on her hand sounds a bit freaky but it does still sound good and its on my TBR pile.

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  41. I love that it was the author's daughter her encouraged her mother to continue! Such a great story.

    I'm a GFC follower (anjohnston). My email address is Amberinblunderland@yahoo.com

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  42. Thanks for all the cool giveaways. :D

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  43. Interesting idea and topic!

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  44. Thanks for the giveaway!
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  45. I'd love to read this! TQ!
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  46. Thank you for the giveaway! =)

    I follow your blog publicly via GFC (Nikita)

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  47. Great giveaway!

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  48. Thanks for the giveaway!!

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  49. I'd love to enter!

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  50. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  51. Dystopian is my fave genre so I would love to win this, thanks for a great giveaway :) + Making it international!

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  52. WowW!
    I just love this cover, thank you for the giveaway!


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  53. Thanks for the interview and giveaway =)
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  54. PURE looks amazing.

    I follow.

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  55. Thanks for the giveaway. Would very much like to read this book.

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  56. I want, I want, I want! lol
    Thank you so much!

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  57. Looking forward to this one! Please enter me!

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    Thanks!

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  58. Please enter me in the great giveaway!

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  59. so excited for this book!!

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  60. I sidebarred it and added the button at inkscratcher.blogspot.com
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  61. I'm a follower Fran, thank you!

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  63. Thanks for the aweosome giveaway! I ahven't heard much about Pure but after reaidng the blurb it sounds fantastic!

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  64. I'm a GFC follower and here's my email id -
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  65. Ooh this book sounds amazing. ALthough I haven’t heard of it before the above ^ linked the giveaway :P

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  66. Thanks for giveway!
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  67. This books looks really good. Would love to read it :)
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  68. Thanks for this giveaway!!!

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  69. Pure is definitely going on my TBR list! I love reading about the author's reasoning behind stories - it makes reading the book so much more personal:)
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  70. Wow! This is a dystopian novel that sounds absolutely AMAZING! The cover, the summary, everything! It's DEFINITELY going to be on my TBR list!

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  71. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  73. I actually entered! :D


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  74. Thank you for the awesome giveaway!! I'm an old follower. :)

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  75. Yours giveawas are amazing and you are too! :D
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  76. Great interview and giveaway!

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  77. +2 follower of both
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  78. +2 follower of both :)

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  79. Another fab giveaway. Thank you so much for these!

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  81. What a fabulous giveaway! I now follow both you and Amaterasu (+2), I love following amazing new blogs!

    I also tweeted about the contest (+2), my twitter address is http://twitter.com/rblprince89

    Finally, thanks for making this contest international! I can't wait to see who wins. :))

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  82. Another one of my "oh god must read now" tbr-priority titles. You guys must be reading my mind or something. D:

    GFC: usagi, the golden witch
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  83. a sneak peek web site is up for PURE: http://pure-book.com/

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