Influences/Favorite Books

Writing Influences, to name a few:

Melina Marchetta, Sarah Dessen, Orson Scott Card, Dave Eggers, Anne Lamott, Jennifer Echols, Lauren Barnholdt, Sarah Ockler, CK Kelly Martin

Some of my favorite books:

Jellicoe Road, Finnikin of the Rock, The Corrections, Up the Down Staircase, The Once and Future King, Fahrenheit 451, Bel Canto, Graceling, Ender’s Game, Feed, His Dark Materials Series, 1984, Lord of the Rings, The Quiet American, The Bluest Eye, The House of Sand and Fog, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Empire Falls, Nation, The Hunger Games, This Lullaby, Revolution, The Truth About Forever, Looking for Alaska, Where the Red Fern Grows, Harry Potter… and I could go on and on.