Thursday, September 8, 2011

Top ten novels of teenage friendship

Megan Abbott is the Edgar®-winning author of six books, including Die a Little, The Song Is You, Queenpin, and Bury Me Deep. She has been nominated for many awards, including three Edgar® Award nominations, Hammett Prize, the Macavity, Anthony and Barry Awards and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Abbott won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award in 2008 for Queenpin. She was also nominated in 2010 for Bury Me Deep for Best Paperback Original and in 2006 for Best First Novel for Die A Little. In 2008, she won the Barry Award (Deadly Pleasures and Mystery News award) and has been nominated three times for the Anthony Award (Bouchercon World Mystery Convention award).

Her new novel is The End of Everything.

One of Abbott's top ten novels of teenage friendship, as told to the Guardian:
To the Power of Three by Laura Lippman

On the surface a thriller about an act of school violence in a serene American suburb, Lippman's 2005 novel keenly probes the incendiary nature of teen-girl triads.
Read about the other books on Abbott's list.

Visit Megan Abbott's website.

The Page 69 Test: The End of Everything.

--Marshal Zeringue