Sunday, July 29, 2012

NPR's Best-Ever Teen Novels

Thanks to a teen reader for letting me know that NPR is creating a list of the Best-Ever Teen Novels--and North of Beautiful has been nominated! I can hardly believe it. You can vote for your 10 favorite titles, including some of my beloved faves like the classic Betsy-Tacy series and books by John Green, Laurie Halse Anderson, Sarah Dessen and more!


  1. Congrats!
    About a year ago, I randomly picked this book up at the library w/o having any idea about the plot.
    It was amazing! The journey it takes the reader on is an incredible roller coaster of self examination and definition. I consider myself distinctly different in a way that is very noticeable and public. Reading your book was extremely inspiring and motivating. I couldn't get the message out of my head for weeks, months, and now a year.
    This is one of the few books that has resounded so deeply with me. Thank you so much!

  2. A belated congratulations on being nominated :-)

  3. the book is awesome I bought it the other day, I havent finished it yet but I love it, now looking for your others book to buy them