Monday, March 24, 2014

Top ten teens in trouble

After graduating from Trinity College Cambridge, Non Pratt became a nonfiction editor at Usborne, working on the bestselling Sticker Dolly Dressing and the Things to Make and Do series before moving across to fiction. She ran the list at Catnip Publishing from 2009 to 2013. She lives in Enfield with her husband and small(ish) child. Trouble is her first novel.

Pratt tagged her top ten teens in trouble for the Guardian, including:
Looking for JJ by Anne Cassidy

Looking for JJ sees its 10th anniversary this year and tells the story of Alice Tully, embarking on a new life, just as an old news story about Jennifer Jones, the young girl who killed her classmate, hits the headlines once more. The interplay between past and present provide the heart of the story: are there things for which you can - and should - never be forgiven? My answer to this changed between starting the book and finishing it.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue