Author: Marie Marquardt

Spotlight: Dream Things True by Marie Marquardt

Spotlight: Dream Things True by Marie Marquardt
Posted November 18, 2015 by love2dazzle in Features, Promo Blitz, Reviews, Young Adult / 0 Comments

“Dream Things True” by Marie Marquardt is a sweet story about an all American 17-year-old boy named Evan falls in love with a 16-year-old Mexican immigrant named Alma. Alma’s father works for Evan’s family landscapers. When these two teenagers meet it is like love at first sight. Things are already difficult for the two of them because Evan comes from a wealthy family and Alma’s father is very strict not allowing her to have much time to herself. Alma’s father just wants to keep Alma and the rest of the family safe from getting deported back to Mexico. This is […]


Interview with Marie Marquardt

Interview with Marie Marquardt
Posted October 22, 2015 by love2dazzle in Features, Interviews / 0 Comments

  Ali: Hello Marie, Thank you for taking the time to stop by Dazzled by Books today. Let’s kick things off with what is your favorite book of 2015 so far? Marie: There are so many! I’m going to cheat. In YA, Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by the amazing (and so very kind) Becky Albertalli.  In adult fiction, it’s Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet. Such a beautiful coming of age story. A: Did you always want to be a writer? M: No. But I’ve always loved telling stories. I’ve written a lot of academic […]