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Young Adult Fiction

Conversations: Sayantani DasGupta, "Debating Darcy - Pride vs. Persistence"

On this edition of Conversations, bestselling author Sayantani DasGupta talks with host Dan Skinner about "Debating Darcy: Pride vs. Persistence," her first book for young adult readers. It’s a re-imagining of “Pride and Prejudice” set in modern times in the world of high school debate competition. 


 

Conversations: Riley Redgate, "Alone Out Here"

Her latest novel has been described as "Lord of the Flies" in space, and she's okay with that. On this edition of Conversations, Riley Redgate talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest novel, “Alone Out Here.” Redgate’s previous young adult novels include “Seven Ways We Lie,” “Noteworthy” and “Final Draft.” 

Conversations: Dhonielle Clayton, "Shattered Midnight - A Mirror Novel"

On this edition of Conversations, Dhonielle Clayton talks with host Dan Skinner about “Shattered Midnight – A Mirror Novel.” Clayton is the New York Times Bestselling author of “The Belles” series. She is the co-author of the “Tiny Pretty Things” duology, which is now a Netflix original series, and the author of the forthcoming middle-grade fantasy series “The Marvellers.” 


Conversations: Jenny Elder Moke, "Curse of the Specter Queen"

On this edition of Conversations, Jenny Elder Moke talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest novel, “Curse of the Specter Queen.” Her previous novel is "Hood," a re-imagining of the Robin Hood tale. She is a member of the Texas Writer’s League and was a finalist in the 2017 Austin Film Festival Fiction Podcast Script Competition.


Conversations: Ashley Elston, "10 Truths and a Dare"

On this edition of Conversations, Ashley Elston talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest YA novel, "10 Truths and a Dare." Elston is the author of several novels including: “10 Blind Dates,” “The Rules for Disappearing,” “This Is Our Story,” and “The Lying Woods.” Although written for a young adult audience, Elston's novels have many adult readers as well.


Conversations: Melissa de la Cruz, "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: the Road Trip"

On this edition of Conversations, Melissa de la Cruz talks with host Dan Skinner about “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: the Road Trip.” Melissa is the author of the #1 New York Times best-selling Descendants series, as well as many other best-selling novels, for readers of all ages, including all the books in the Blue Bloods series. 


Conversations: Jillian Boehme, "The Stolen Kingdom"

On this edition of Conversations, Jillian Boehme talks with host Dan Skinner about her new young adult novel, “The Stolen Kingdom.” Boehme is known to the online writing community as “Authoress,” hostess of Miss Snark’s First Victim, a popular blog for aspiring authors. Her previous novel is “Stormrise.” 


Conversations: Maureen Johnson, "Hello, Cruel Heart"

On this edition of Conversations, Maureen Johnson talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest YA novel, “Hello, Cruel Heart.” It's the story of a teenaged Cruella de Vil in 1967 London. Johnson is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of many YA novels, including “13 Little Blue Envelopes,” ‘Suite Scarlett,” “The Name of the Star”, and the “Truly Devious” series. 

Conversations: Angeline Boulley, "Firekeeper's Daughter"

On this edition of Conversations, Angeline Boulley talks with host Dan Skinner about her debut novel, “Firekeeper's Daughter.” Boulley is a storyteller who writes about her Ojibwe community in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. She is a former Director of the Office of Indian Education at the U.S. Department of Education. 


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