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Yahoo - Young Adult Authors
A lengthy list of teen authors on the web.

TeenReads.com - Author Listing
Featured authors who have been interviewed by TeenReads.

Harper Teen Podcasts
Listen to podcasts from favorite authors such as Louise Rennison, E. Lockhart, Melissa Marr, Meg Cabot, and more!

Readergirlz
For girls who are passionate about reading. have serious fun while talking about books with the monthly author and your friends.

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  Read what your favourite authors have to say about writing & life!

Libba Bray - author of A Great and Terrible Beauty

Sarah Dessen - author of Just Listen

Shannon Hale - author of Book of a Thousand Days

John Green - author of Looking for Alaska & An Abundance of Katherines

Maureen Johnson - author of 13 Little Blue Envelopes

E. Lockhart - author of The Boyfriend List

Scott Westerfeld -
author of Pretties & Peeps


 
Individual Authors A - Z   Favorite Characters & Series
Ann Brashares
Lovely site from the author of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Read her blog!

Meg Cabot
Read about the inspiration behind her books, excerpts, and best of all, click on "Meg's Diary" to read her blog.

Eoin Colfer
Author of Artemis Fowl, Airman, Half Moon Investigations, and many more! Click on his blog to read up on latest writings & projects.

Shannon Hale
Terrific site with tons of background info about her books, including lost chapters and deleted scenes.

Gordon Korman
Read excerpts and find out more about the hilarious author of Son of the Mob, The Juvie Three, and tons of other books.

Iain Lawrence
Interview, FAQ, read excerpts from the author of The Wreckers series and Gemini Summer.

David Levithan
Get the scoop on his books, then check out his myspace page.

Stephenie Meyer
Stephenie Meyer writes how she was inspired by a dream to begin writing Twilight. Read background info about the books and listen to the Twilight playlist that she hears when she reads the book.

Garth Nix
Read about the author of Sabriel and the Keys to the Kingdom series. News about the books, discussion boards, interviews, and more.

Kenneth Oppel
Welcome to the world of the the Silverwing! Join Shade on his journey from Tree Haven to the Southern Jungle. Find out more about the author and upcoming releases.

Christopher Paolini
Find out more about the Inheritance trilogy: excerpts, biographical info, news. Click on Activities to play the Alagaesia Adventure game, Q&A, Eragon character poll, and find fan sites.

Tamora Pierce
Her official website. Click on About to find out what her books are about, and to read sample chapters from each one. Also try Recs, where she recommends her favorite books .

Philip Pullman
Find out about the author of The Golden Compass. Read excerpts from some of his books. Find out more about the characters and the alethiometer. Take a look at the Author Q & A.

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  Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
Take a virtual tour the Aurora. Read the journal entries of Kate’s grandfather & see his sketches of cloud cats. Read up on the exploits of the air pirate, Vikram Sspirglas.

Alex Rider
Details about the teen spy's training & skills, missions, and character profiles about criminals, agents, and friends in Alex Rider's world. Downloads including trailers from the movies and screensavers.

Artemis Fowl
Very cool site where you can read up on your favorite characters, watch videos, play Artemis Fowl's Inner Circle, & read the first excerpts from the books.

Chronicles of Narnia
Official website of the books by C.S. Lewis. Test your Narnia trivia; discover heroes, stories, creatures with the interactive Narnia Chronology; learn about the author; browse inside the books.

Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
Find out more about this lushly illustrated book with its "rich mixture of science, legend, and heresay." Follow the links to some interesting websites about dragons and other strange beasts.

Gemma Doyle Trilogy
Gorgeous site about the books by Libba Bray: A Great & Terrible Beauty, Rebel Angels, and The Sweet Far Thing.

Harry Potter

Try the wizard challenges to test your trivia skill, chat with other fans, submit a 7-word book review, and more.

Pendragon: Journal of an Adventure through Time and Space
Explore the books, chat about all things Pendragon, get downloads, and find out more about the author, D.J. MacHale.

Sisterhood Central
Official site of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Try the Sisterhood Soul Mate Quiz, check out the Sisterhood girls' profiles on Myspace, read a Q&A with Ann Brashares.

Twilight
Dig deeper into the books! Discuss the books with other fans, find reading group guides, listen to playlists for each book, use the Asset Builder to create wallpaper & avatars, and more.

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