In episode 12, we get to hear from Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison, two authors who co-write YA novels about awkward love stories. I had so much fun talking to them about their books, their friendship, their university years, the process of co-writing a novel, and differences between the British and American teen experiences, and I hope you’ll have just as much fun listening.
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Books mentioned on the episode:
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
Lobsters/A Totally Awkward Love Story, by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison
Never Evers, by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison
Freshers/Freshmen, by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison
Malory Towers, by Enid Blyton
Sweet Valley High, by Francine Pascal
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging, by Louise Rennison
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 & 3/4, by Sue Townsend
I Capture The Castle, by Dodie Smith
Withering Tights, by Louise Rennison
Holes, by Louis Sachar
Born A Crime, by Trevor Noah
Seven Days of You, by Cecilia Vinesse
Hot Mess, by Lucy Vine
What Fresh Hell, by Lucy Vine
Tender, by Eve Ainsworth
The Exact Opposite of Okay, by Laura Steven
Life Lessons from Remarkable Women: Tales of Triumph, Failure and Learning to Love Yourself, by Stylist Magazine
Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading, by Lucy Mangan
Love After Love, by Alex Hourston
The Perfect Girlfriend, by Karen Hamilton
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