04/30/2013 at 12:40 PM EDT
fans, hold onto your hats.
To celebrate the release of the film Tiger Eyes
, directed by her son, Larry, and based on her 1981 coming-of-age novel, PEOPLE.com teamed with the legendary author for a live chat.
Got a favorite Blume book? The author of Superfudge
, Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret
dished with readers on all her classic novels as well as the upcoming film.
So get ready to wax nostalgic! Click below to read Wednesday's discussion.
And for more on Blume, pick up the latest copy of PEOPLE magazine, on newsstands Friday