Anna Gasteyer Interviews Ann Brashares About Her New YA Novel

Ann Brasharesí Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series has sold more than 8 million copies all over the world and spawned a hit movie. Now Brasheres has a new book that is not about traveling pants at all. The new YA book is called The Here and Now and itís a romantic thriller. It is the story of 17 year old Prenna James, who has emigrated to New York. She has immigrated from the Earthís future which was destroyed by a pandemic. In order not to change the timeline. She and her fellow immigrants must follow strict rules, including not becoming romantically involved with anyone. Naturally, she meets a cute boy and things get tricky. She believes the rules will help prevent the coming plague. Itís an interesting set up for a novel and already has amazing reviews.

But not everyone wants Ann Brashares to move to a new series that has no traveling pants in it. Here Saturday Night Live alum and Suburgatory star Anna Gasteyer interviews her friend Ann about her new book. But Anna does not want to hear that there are no pants in the story Ė that just does not make sense. Itís a hilarious promo, take a look:

Posted on April 12, 2014

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