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my first ever author interview - I talk about my debut, my love for anthropology, archaeology & physics, and gush over books

The wonderful Leah C. Davis has interviewed her on her platform! Check it out: 
The Debut Author Interview with Katya de Becerra
And here's a little preview:

interview with Maxine Kaplan, the author of THE ACCIDENTAL BAD GIRL

I'm super-thrilled to host another interview with my fellow 2018 debut - Maxine Kaplan!

Maxine's YA contemporary THE ACCIDENTAL BAD GIRL is a story of Kendall, who finds herself in a dangerous situation after her online identity is hacked. Early Goodreads reviewers praise it as "a clever update to the classic noir genre" and call it "spiky and complicated and punk and badass and feminist all in one". 

This sounds like perfection!'

And here's my interview with Maxine, where we discuss her early literary influences, her path to publication, and how she came about writing complex protagonists needing to navigate their way out of trouble.
What book influenced you most when you were a child (and why)? I thought long and hard about this one, because I spent a solid 90 percent of my time as a child reading. At one point I considered myself a “tomboy,” but even during that time, I distinctly remember asking my parents why kids on TV were always asking to go “o…