Friday, October 19, 2012

10 Books Every YA Contemporary Author Should Read

October Write-a-thon challenge #5! Here they are, ten books I have read within the past couple of years that I think every author of young adult contemporary fiction should read!
  1. Janette Rallison’s My Double Life - watch for a signed copy giveaway on my blog this Monday!
  2. Jennifer Jabaley’s Crush Control
  3. Simone Elkeles’ Leaving Paradise
  4. Sarah Dessen’s Along for the Ride
  5. Jenny Han's We’ll Always Have Summer 
  6. Nicholas Sparks’ The Last Song
  7. Kay Lynn Mangum’s The Secret Journal of Brett Colton
  8. Mandy Hubbard’s Prada and Prejudice
  9. Donald Maass’ Writing the Breakout Novel (for writers of all genres)
  10. Donald Maass’ The Fire in Fiction (for writers of all genres)
What do you think; are there any I should add to the list?

1 comment:

  1. I've head Along for the Ride on my to-read for so long! Can't wait until I get to it.

    And The Secret Journal of Brett Colton is AMAZING!