Book Recommendations from the Writer’s in Paradise Workshop 01/2016

Books similar to my MG fantasy submission, Flora’s Last Chance for Magic:

Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Sure Signs of Crazy by  Karen Harrington

The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

Ship Breaker by  Paolo Bacigalupi

The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo

Mistborn: The Final Empire by  Brandon Sanderson

Book recommendations from the YA workshop:

Challenger Deep by  Neal Shusterman

The She by  Carol Plum-Ucci

The Thing About Jellyfish by  Ali Benjamin

Feed by M.T. Anderson

Bud not Buddy by  Christopher Paul Curtis

Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls Book 1) by Maggie Stiefvater

Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson

Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

The Summer I Turned Pretty (Summer Series Book 1) by Jenny Han 

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

El Deafo by  Cece Bell

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy Book 1) by Laini Taylor

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige 

Author recommendations from the YA workshop:

Sara Dessen

Jacqueline Woodson

Robin Mckinley

Book recommendations for craft:

On Becoming a Novelist by  John Gardner

Miscellaneous Book recommendations:

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz

A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel by Marlon James

Tinkers by  Paul Harding

Lord of Misrule (Vintage Contemporaries) by Jaimy Gordon 

A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle) by  Ursula K. Le Guin

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