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Archives - March 2010

Author Talk: Ally Carter, author of Heist Society

Mar 10, 2010

Though Kat Bishop --- the protagonist of the newly released HEIST SOCIETY --- leads a pretty atypical life compared to your average teenager, she still struggles with the same issues that people her age face, including finding a sense of self, learning how and who to trust, and discovering the true meaning of family.

Interview: Jen Calonita, author of Secrets of My Hollywood Life #5: Broadway Lights

Mar 1, 2010

March 2010

Drawing upon her previous career as an entertainment journalist, Jen Calonita’sSecrets of My Hollywood Life follows teen starlet Kaitlin Burke on her adventures in and out of the spotlight.

Interview: Swati Avasthi, author of Split

Mar 1, 2010

March 2010

In this interview with Teenreads.com’s Usha Reynolds, debut author Swati Avasthi discusses the inspiration behind her newly released novel, SPLIT --- which centers on a teenage victim of domestic violence --- and explains why she chose to focus her narrative on how her main character copes in its aftermath rather than on the abuse itself. She also describes how writing the book became a semi-cathartic experience for her, provides some information on where domestic violence victims can get help, and shares details about her current work-in-progress, BIDDEN.