YA Author Interviews
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Given her choice of superpowers, she'd be an airport line-skipping dragon. Tahir also reveals the music she listens to while working and what hooked her on Ancient Rome.
Thanks to your questions, we now know she's a rapier-fencing, pot-throwing, book lover extraordinaire. The Paper and Fire author also talks favorite libraries and writing role models.
If you have been feeling fae-withdrawal since the end of her last series, Wicked Lovely, you'll be excited about Seven Black Diamonds, about a very glam faery sleeper cell. Get all the details on the new book, plus writing tips and more!
Want some writing advice from an author who has published more than 150 books? Read on! Michael also discusses creating alternate histories and his latest, Front Lines, about a World War II with female soldiers.
From spies to thieves and now to embassy brats in See How They Run, her heroines are always a thrill. Get Ally's answers to your questions about first sentences, fave scenes, and maybe (OK, probably not…) Hale's first name.
Is there redemption for a bad boy fallen angel? Find out in the Fallen series creator's latest, Unforgiven. Read on for her answers to your questions about character inspirations, writing rituals, and love advice!
How did these two popular authors end up writing a twisty, turny, sci-fi trilogy together? How would characters from their Starbound and Stormdancer worlds fare in their new Illuminae universe? Find out in this Q&A!
Sarah J. Maas
Yes! The popular author of the Throne of Glass series is back with book four, Queen of Shadows, and she has answers to your questions! Read on for her characters' fave books and her best advice to new authors!
Jennifer Lynn Barnes
When Jennifer Lynn Barnes isn't writing riveting novels like The Naturals, she's studying cognitive science and figuring out what makes us tick—the perfect background for her latest book, The Fixer, a Scandal-style drama about a teen who solves her classmates' problems. Read on for writing tips and character revelations!
Sun-drenched love takes exciting shape in The Summer of Chasing Mermaids. The author answers your questions about her advice for young writers, her favorite season (hint: it's now!), and writing from experience.
The queen of contemporary YA is back with her 12th book, Saint Anything. Read on for her answers to your questions about writing relatable characters, getting a book published, and her own love story!
Don't miss the perennial bestseller's answers to your questions about beating a reading slump, advice to new writers, and her latest book, Frostfire, a spin-off of the popular Trylle series, full of changelings and trolls.
The author of the hit Pushing the Limits series revisits her first couple, Noah and Echo, in Breaking the Rules. Katie also answers your questions about taking risks, fitting in, and writing with honesty.
The creator of the Matched trilogy answers your questions about her new underwater epic, Atlantia, what is was like writing a bestselling series, and how she creates characters like everyone's fave, Xander!
After writing the hottest fallen angel in YA (<3 Patch!), she turns to mountain-trekking bad boys in Black Ice. Get all the answers to your questions about genre switching, character creating, and supernatural loving!
The creator of the Uglies and Leviathan series answers your questions about his writing rituals, gives NaNoWriMo tips, and talks about Afterworlds, his chilling new standalone story-within-a-story.
Ready to swoon? The romance star talks about her new book, Isla and the Happily Ever After, plus flawed boyfriends, the John Green effect, and the answer to the big question—Étienne, Cricket, or Josh?
Attn: Divergent fans! Still reeling from the Allegiant ending? We have answers! Read Veronica's take on Tris's fate, plus her tips for aspiring authors and thoughts on writing from Tobias's POV for the Four stories.
Julie Anne Peters
The author of Keeping You a Secret is back with Lies My Girlfriend Told Me. She answers your questions about dealing with critics, cheaters, and runaway emotions as well as the changes in LGBT teen lit.
The sarcasm of the Herondales! The glory of Magnus! The terror of the demon realms! Cassandra answers your questions plus gives some insight into City of Heavenly Fire, the conclusion to her Mortal Instruments series.
Heart-stopping cliffhangers are her specialty, so it's a relief that The Forever Song, third in the Blood of Eden trilogy, is finally out! Julie answers your questions about the series, plus talks Iron Fey and writing inspirations.
Melissa de la Cruz
She talks about the delicious mix of magic and court intrigue in her new book, The Ring and the Crown, plus answers your questions about writing stories that reflect her heritage, favorite books, and what it was like to see her work on the screen!