10 great teen reads, a few recs from me! →
Journalist Alison Singh Gee asked my opinion on YA books parents should read to better understand their teens. What would you recommend?
Are you reading YA Lit? →
Mr. Twit was a twit. He was born a twit. And, now at the age of sixty, he was a...– The Twits by Roald Dahl (via effyeahyoungadultlit)
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened...– Ernest Hemingway (via thebookishdark)
A Love Letter to the Mall →
I absolutely love this story by Ann Hood about her time as a teenage Jordan Marsh model or a “Marsha Jordan” girl at the Warwick Mall in Rhode Island.
stephennaps: Another movie idea from my old blog… Sugar Rush Four innocent kids from Encino fall under the influence of a charismatic West Hollywood dessert chef, and after a whirlwind summer of decadent overindulgence, they fall headfirst into the upside-down world of sugar addiction. Genre: Food-porn morality tale. Translation: Requiem for a Dream meets Chocolat. 3D potential: ...
Writing Excuses 6.8: What an Agent Does →
Insight into the business of agenting from my own fabulous agent Sara Crowe!
That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.– Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake (via girlwithapen)
There is something in particular about summer that is poignant, because we all...– Sherry Lefevre from NY Times article “The Instant Heirloom House” (via jennyhan)
I thought I’d just pick it up and read a chapter… coming up for air several hours and 250 pages later. This is good stuff! Katniss is a badass!
Inara "I'd Rather Be Writing" Scott: YA Scavenger... →
inarascott: Ready for fun? On Aug 1, join me and authors Josephine Angelini, Angela Corbett, Kady Cross, Heather Davis, Bree Despain, Marley Gibson, Abbi Glines, Colleen Houck, Tara Hudson, Elana Johnson, Alexandra Monir, Lisa Nowak, Gregg Olsen, Amy Plum, Beth Revis, Lisa and Laura Roecker, Sophie Jordan,…