Is paranormal and dystopian YA leaving contemporary YA behind?
What is the biggest mistake authors (of the opposite gender) make in writing teens (of your gender)?
Courtney Summers is the Canadian CYBIL award winning author of Cracked Up To Be, Some Girls Are and forthcoming title Fall for Anything. Website.
Lili Wilkinson is an award winning Australian young adult author who has written both contemporary and historical YA. Her most recent release in Australia and in the US is the fantastic title, Pink. Website.
William Kostakis is another young Australian YA whose debut title, Loathing Lola was released in 2008. Currently he is touring across Australia visiting schools and bookstores sharing his naughty wit. Website.
Melissa Walker is a journalist, author, readergirl and all round YA cheerleader - there is nothing this lady can't accomplish. Her most recent release Lovestruck Summer was a blogdom favourite. Website.
Siobhan Vivian is an author that I am currently fangirling over. Seriously, read her back catalogue. Her newest title has just release, Not That Kind of Girl and you will love it. Website.
Tomorrow - What kind of book is flooding the YA market and what is their favourite title of the year (so far)?