Recently I had the pleasure of attending a panel hosted by Reading Matters which featured many a loved face such as AS King, Jennifer Niven and Lili Wilkinson.
I managed to gather some rather exciting and exclusive news about the authors’ new project, their fav authors and of course their crushes!
What new projects are they working on?
Jennifer Niven is writing her third YA novel and we already love it without knowing anything about it
AS King released Still Life Without Tornado in October last year AND she’s working on a new book already woo!
What were their fav books as teenagers?
Jennifer: Any Judy Bloom
Lili: Any Judy Bloom
King: Confessions of a teenager as a baboon
Who do they fangirl about?
Jennifer: David Levithan
King: David Levithan
Lili: David Levithan
What’s their secret to world building in YA?
Jennifer: Playlists and casting characters for the book
King: A song for each character
Lili: Pintrest boards
Who would they collaborate with?
Jennifer: Currently working on a secret collab ooo
King: currently also working on a secret collab ooo
Lili: Jennifer and King!
Here are some book recommendations from the lovely authors!
- The Hate You Give
- When Michael Met Me
- The Underground Railroad
It was so lovely seeing them all and I hope you guys enjoyed all the insights I managed to give you!