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Mary McCoy @MaryElMcCoy Los Angeles, CA

Author of award-winning books for young adults, librarian at @LAPublicLibrary. (INDESTRUCTIBLE OBJECT, 6/15/21, Simon & Schuster) She/her.

1,422 Following   1,682 Followers   2,402 Tweets

Joined Twitter 9/11/11


Just started listening to the Polly Platt series on @RememberThisPod, the podcast that always makes me ask: has the… https://t.co/5DeAYYuTwIAnd now begins the season of, "Don't you dare borrow or buy any new books because you are very hard to shop for and… https://t.co/Q5mqx584mN
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12/2
2020
@DavidAstinWalsh "(Gimme Gimme) I've Been Good" by The Alter Egos @vinceyface Can you assist with a rec, @cbpphd?
12/1
2020
@theames Bestia? @WydwyrdByrnstyn I'm putting it on right nowThe one I keep coming back to is the episode of Rivals: Music’s Greatest Feuds that was about Pavement and Billy Co… https://t.co/0sHkUVEnKvWhat was your favorite single episode of any podcast made in 2020?
11/30
2020
@dancingofpens Thinking of you, and wishing you a speedy recovery ❤️
11/24
2020
@laurengibaldi So happy for you! And you did it with 8 days to spare, like a boss😄
11/23
2020
@gwensharpnv @cbpphd We just started a new one today! If I ever go to the post office again, I swear I will send yo… https://t.co/eIOmByTqbt
11/20
2020
@jeffzentner @randomhousekids @GetUnderlined This is beautiful, Jeff—I can’t wait to read it!
11/19
2020
@gwensharpnv Yay! Thank you, Gwen! (And you ordered it from an indie bookstore, too, so double yay! 🥰) @dykeachillean @LGBTQReads Yes, but messy! @SandraDOKiller You are the loveliest, my dear. I hope I do justice to the Memphis sceneTake note, those looking for more polyam YA: https://t.co/2HyHa8T9QQ
Retweeted by Mary McCoyThis whole 2021 books-as-cakes thread 😍... my mom is a cake decorator, so I feel like I should get her working on t… https://t.co/TmirHWtcEo @dykeachillean @LGBTQReads Yes! It's about a bi character who cheated in her last relationship, but is trying to fi… https://t.co/YzIbXWgrJm @armenianthunder OMG SO COOL
11/18
2020
@geekandahalf This is so cool—congrats! I’d love to start a collection like this at my library someday. @dancingofpens @TeenVogue This looks and sounds spectacular - congratulations! 💜 @jeffgarvinbooks @DerekMilman Mine would be about how I ruined our family summer vacation by providing live updates… https://t.co/Yi39UnoprB
11/17
2020
@mr_brame @LibrarianMess What I want to know is, is wedding soup always too salty, or just *almost* always too salty? @LibrarianMess It's a big western Pennsylvania thing, too!I'll be talking about NaNoWriMo and the joys of writing in different genres with @HenryLienAuthor and @sherrythomashttps://t.co/6Ki6cujsCm @vinceyface I get a test prior to any week I’m working at Central, at either Dodger Stadium or the Edendale branch! @vinceyface No special procedures or paperwork! Just let your boss know and go to any of the city’s free testing si… https://t.co/Bv8aTODcvc @RottenInDenmark Prior to your series, I had zero interest in The Crown, and now it’s the #1 thing I want to do with my Sunday night. @vinceyface Did you know we’re allowed to get tested on work time if we’re reporting to work onsite?
11/16
2020
Command, Engineering, and Medical https://t.co/it5SeGcgwWThread. And to the LA library workers who worked as contact tracers this year, thank you for your service! https://t.co/3BqqYfkIyc
11/14
2020
As a boss, it would be cool if I was a Sisko or a Picard, but I've decided to embrace the fact that I'm a Saru. @cbpphd I DOUBLE CHECKEDMy staff meeting today is inspired by Star Trek Discovery because Commander Saru is a leadership role model https://t.co/HOu5Uw7zpn @relreads Fact-checking an irrelevant but darling tangent when you could just cut the sentence instead. @ivamarie Love them!
11/13
2020
@elizafishbarker These are very good @jenniferklonsky “And if it takes from spring til fall, we’ll wait outside Convention Hall, for when their work is… https://t.co/jFrEptNQbbReply with the most eccentric of your frequently used emojis
11/12
2020
@WydwyrdByrnstyn That hat is a statement piece, no doubt
11/11
2020
Good news: skin cancer surgery is over and went fine. Bad news: I have to do a Zoom author event next week with a… https://t.co/TmcLgHahxr @jennyleeSD My cat, who did not previously give a shit whether any of us lived or died, has become a cuddler.Who doesn’t want to be protected 24/7 by a dark, mysterious, emotionally unavailable stranger, find exotic new eats… https://t.co/lTVPXSsO9R
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11/10
2020
I know it is inappropriate to fangirl out over this, but... EEEEEEEEEE! https://t.co/efWxYRV5DSNow they are talking about how he was the VP when they were born. This is probably all of their first experience "feeling old."I just heard my kid's entire first grade class burst out in a cheering chorus of, "Joe Biden is President! Joe Bide… https://t.co/LL6qfi9gwQ @MsEmilyEdwards The Ordinary has some excellent ones!
11/9
2020
@JFab_Icon I will take them!!! @JFab_Icon I still think about the day after the 2016 election, when you and Maddy came down to Teen'Scape and we c… https://t.co/GCVZLUsls7I have nothing to add to the discourse, I'm just happy
11/8
2020
Looking at my home state this morning like https://t.co/GDK19vNQhN
11/7
2020
@laurengibaldi I will be! Thank you for the good wishes! ❤️ @nicolemaggi Thank you, dear friend! It’s gonna be okay, but very on-brand for 2020. Love you too 💕 @ameliab Thank you so much for the good thoughts. Everything’s gonna be okay, and I look forward to becoming a pers… https://t.co/PunnTyNEoE @ivamarie Thank you, my dear—we’ll talk soon (and until then, wear your sunscreen!) 💜 @JoKnowles So very sorry for the loss of your friend ❤️ @SandraDOKiller This might be a good mode to inhabit for the rest of 2020 https://t.co/33vBBZ4QWM @SandraDOKiller Yeah, it'll be fine. It's on my head, so I'm annoyed that I won't at least get a cool scar out of t… https://t.co/vJPHnYqqxK @mr_brame Thanks, man, and back atchaMy election distraction strategy for this week is, unfortunately, having (very) minor surgery for skin cancer. I d… https://t.co/Ym6WDh6VWT
11/5
2020
@HaydenTheSharpe I think we’re going to watch the evil romance publisher nextUpdate: Columbo is taking down a Nazi magician https://t.co/2HB9CDF1NXElections are not a sporting event Elections are not a sporting event Elections are not a sporting event Elections are not a sporting eventThe other night we rigged up an outdoor screen and projector situation, so if anyone needs me, I’ll be in the backy… https://t.co/V22Ac66li6
11/4
2020
Went to bed last night and woke up today thinking abt this poem (h/t @GabrielleBates) “let love be / at the end” “… https://t.co/XKqYJV9Hm9
Retweeted by Mary McCoy @ZachJPayne This might be the cattiest footnote I’ve ever read. However, I stand by the Rankin/Bass Hobbit and my f… https://t.co/2KMsZFrYeH
11/3
2020
@aishacs This is the not-small joy I will savor today 🥳
11/2
2020
@ivamarie SAME. Now I burn through pencils like I'm Marie Antoinette or something.
10/28
2020
@lscribs I'm so sorry to hear this news, Laura. You're a genius, and the MG/YA community is bursting with writers e… https://t.co/oEQp1Ke56I @amberlough I'm so sorry, Amber--my thoughts are with you and your family.
10/27
2020
✔️Hollywood lore ✔️Family saga ✔️Brandy Colbert I can’t wait for this one!!! 😍 https://t.co/OULVR2uv2Q @brandycolbert @thisjordanbrown @BalzerandBray @TinaDuboisNY Whoa, I want to read this IMMEDIATELY. The only thing… https://t.co/Hy0AZWeint @nope4evr I realized that, as a library middle manager, the way I am and the tone I set can have a pretty big impac… https://t.co/JPyIpb5d9GIf anyone else's nerves are as jangled as mine are, FYI keeping an episode of Columbo on in the background on low v… https://t.co/aXmUSk7en4
Retweeted by Mary McCoy @hayley_chewins Happy birthday, Hayley - wishing you an extremely bright day! Which Ted Chiang are you reading? @Postteen @Jenn_Benn Aw, thank you!! ❤️ @Pop_Reader Thank you, Jen! ❤️ @brandycolbert Thank you, Brandy! I’m so excited about it! 💜 @laurengibaldi I’m completely smitten with it 🥰 @relreads Thank you! I hope the insides live up to the outside! 😄 @axieoh Thank you! And I’m still thinking about how stunning YOUR new cover is! I can’t wait to read your next book 💜 @vinceyface I love it a lot! 🥰 @Jenn_Benn Thank you! There’s a lot of Lee Miller-Man Ray content, if that is of interest (and also, all the lovestruck artist characters!)
10/22
2020
@patricianels @axieoh @MissDahlELama They would look beautiful together in a B&N display with a sign that says, "Au… https://t.co/Z30NJ5TQlw @ZachJPayne 💜💜💜My next book is basically @julienrbaker album fanfic so finding out this news the same day as my cover reveal feels… https://t.co/OaRzsLFIAD @vixvoss @simonteen @naranjalidad You are both geniuses and stars! Thank you for making my book look so beautiful. 🌟❤🌟 @LiselleSambury Thank you, and congratulations to YOU! The cover for BLOOD LIKE MAGIC is stunning!And here it is, looking pretty on Goodreads: https://t.co/YfV34Iexf0I'm awestruck by the cover for my next book, INDESTRUCTIBLE OBJECT, out 6/15/21 from @simonteen! illustrator:… https://t.co/B2nnIzLb2y
10/21
2020
@mrjaycoles @Scholastic This sounds so good - congratulations! 🎉 @caitiedelaney Sunset & Vinyl, which I hate for the same reasons I hate Good Times at Davey Wayne's and Tenants of… https://t.co/33aNCxaf0jCheck out these beautiful Summer 2021 YA titles from @simonteen, and stop by Wednesday for the INDESTRUCTIBLE OBJEC… https://t.co/xTDSAISJG1 @steftran 100% would watchAlso: the scientific method and how it works in practice — the information available changes, and so do recommendat… https://t.co/cLmVGDHTom
Retweeted by Mary McCoy @squeakyanimal Oh wow, here’s to preventative health care, and thanks for the good wishes! @jennyleeSD A few years ago, I started scheduling an annual physical around my birthday. It’s my grown-up thing tha… https://t.co/RVirW0MqAl @MelanieACrowder Thank you ❤️ @r_bittner Thank you! ❤️ And no, you’re not overreacting! I go every year, and usually my freckles are boringly ado… https://t.co/HIea2JoCjjPossibly an icky overshare, but I’m awaiting biopsy results for a possible skin cancer. It’s common, I’m fine, and… https://t.co/Ls8sFKX5kh
10/20
2020

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