Daisy Whitney

in The United States
January 01, 1972



A River Runs Through It by Norman MacLean, To Kill a Mockingbird by Ha ...more

By day, Daisy Whitney is a reporter and ghostwriter. At night, she writes novels for teens and is the author of THE MOCKINGBIRDS and its sequel THE RIVALS (Little, Brown). Her third novel WHEN YOU WERE HERE releases in June 2013 (Little, Brown), and her fourth novel STARRY NIGHTS (Bloomsbury) hits shelves in September 2013. When Daisy's not inventing fictional high school worlds, she can be found somewhere north of San Francisco walking her adorable dog, watching online TV with her fabulous husband or playing with her fantastic kids.  A graduate of Brown University, she believes in shoes, chocolate chip cookies and karma.  You can follow her writing blog and new media adventures at DaisyWhitney.com. (I don't rate books on GoodReads, nor do ...more

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The Mockingbirds on Chicago Public Library Best of the Best!

Hurrah! I just learned that the Chicago Public Library picked THE MOCKINGBIRDS as one of its "Best of the Best Books for Teens." Yay! The Chicago Public Library system is amazing and I am honored to be on this list with these other fantastic books. Check it out!

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“I don't need to be any place else, because the music takes me to the only place I want to be right now. To the place where I am and have always been wholly me, the only church I've ever belonged to, the only place I've ever prayed.”
Daisy Whitney, The Mockingbirds

“Because this is what I believe - that second chances are stronger than secrets. You can let secrets go. But a second chance? You don't let that pass you by.”
Daisy Whitney, When You Were Here

“[Referring to rape] It already is bigger than everything else. It lives in front of me, behind me, next to me, inside me every single day. My schedule is dictated by it, my habits by it, my music by it.”
Daisy Whitney, The Mockingbirds



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