Blog Posts Tagged ‘Sherman Alexie’

what is ya, exactly?

June 29th, 2010

What makes a book a young-adult novel, versus say an adult novel about young people? I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately for several reasons. For one, one of my readers asked me if his book would qualify as YA because its narrator is 18 even though the narrator does some very un-18-year-old […]

forgive them for they know not what they do

January 5th, 2009

A few weeks ago, I gave a friend of mine my new novel, If I Stay, to read. When she was done with it, she had lots of nice things to say. And then she said this: “It’s so good. You should write an adult novel one day.” Ouch. I love this friend, and if […]