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message 1: by Brittney (new)

Brittney (brittney_joy) | 17 comments I have an idea for a new-adult novel that involves multiple point-of-views - 4 women with very different personalities that have an intertwined story. However, I know it can be very difficult to write from multiple POVs and still keep your reader fully interested. I'd like to start reading other stories that have been successfully written in multiple POVs-- do you have any reading suggestions?

Brittney
http://brittneyjoybooks.sqsp.com/


message 2: by Prpages (new)

Prpages I know ones with mostly two-person POVS that have had some successes:

Under The Never Sky-Veronica Rossi
The sister-hood of the traveling pants-Anna Brashares
You could also try Perfect Chemistry by Simon Elkles
Or almost any Cassandra Clare book primarily the Infernal Devices.
Crossed by Alley Condie which is actually the second in a series or the final book in the series Reached which has the most POVS.

Good luck on your writing!


message 3: by Emma (new)

Emma Books by:
Katie McGarry: Pushing the Limits and Dare You To
Ilsa J. Bick: Ashes and Shadows
Brigid Kemmerer: Storm, Spark and Spirit
Maggie Stiefvater: The Scorpio Races and The Raven Boys


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message 7: by Tracy (new)

Tracy | 25 comments A small portion in the middle is written in another character's point of view
The Call of the Deep by Tracy Lane


message 9: by Leonie (new)

Leonie (leonierogers) The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson is a book that very successfully uses multiple points of view, in my opinion.

It's not really a YA book, but is a book that may well appeal to YA readers.


message 10: by Mehsi (last edited Oct 26, 2013 06:45AM) (new)

Mehsi | 26632 comments Five Summers by Una LaMarche (features 4 POVs)


message 11: by Sabrina (new)

Sabrina Myers | 127 comments The second book of the Matched trilogy or Flipped.


message 13: by Jessy (new)

Jessy (jessycfischer) Sorrow by Jason Fischer is a great one with 2 pov


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message 15: by [deleted user] (new)

Slayers

Vampire Academy

The Named
( all of her books are multiple povs)

The Secret Diamond Sisters


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