Saturday, February 6, 2010

Interview: Suzanne Young

An Interview with Suzanne Young
*author of THE NAUGHTY LIST*

5 things readers would be surprised to know about you:
  • I was never a good cheerleader
  • I was awesome at Speech and Debate
  • The only class I did my homework for was English
  • One of my favorite movies is Heathers
  • I let my husband make the playlists for my iPod
4 things you wish you knew in high school:
  • That life beyond high school would be WAY COOLER
  • That boyfriends weren’t going to last forever
  • That you didn’t HAVE to stay friends with someone
  • To have as much fun as possible
3 things you are embarrassed to own, love, and have done:
  • I once made a music video
  • I check my horoscope every day—and make plans around it
  • I give great advice, but never take it. And regret it.
2 careers you might have chosen if you weren't an author:
  • Professor, or possibly a private detective
1 thing you can't live without:
  • My writer friends
words to describe your book:
  • Cute, Quirky, sleuthy, loving, and perky
4 reasons you love writing YA:
  • The mindset of the characters
  • The pacing
  • The dope covers
3 reasons everyone should read your book:
  • Fun. Fun. Fun.
2 YA books you adore:

  • Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  • Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
1 tip for aspiring YA writers:
  • Keep writing-it was my fifth book that sold


YA Vampire Books said...

Love the way you did this interview!

Bere said...

Great interview! Loved it! =)

Anonymous said...

Great interview! I like the layout of your questions. It's different and fun. :D

robby (once upon a book blog/fourteen years) said...

I almost bought this book last night. I was so close! This was such a cute review. :]