Links & Whatnot

Writer stuff. Food stuff. Wait, did I leave something out?

Books I've enjoyed on the life and craft of writing:
Donald Maass Writing The Breakout Novel Workbook
Julia Cameron The Artist's Way
Blake Snyder Save The Cat
Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi The Emotion Thesaurus
Steven Pressfield The War of Art
Stephen King On Writing
The Synonym Finder
The Describer's Dictionary

A few sites and blogs that share great advice on the life and craft of writing (browse their sites, many have great links/resources as well as helpful and funny blogs/vlogs)
Jackson Pearce
Susan Dennard
Maggie Stiefvater
Agent Kristen

*for fun*
Cookbooks and amazing food related websites (I am serious about my casual baking prowess)
Robin Robertson Vegan Planet
Ree Drummond The Pioneer Woman Cooks
Isa Chandra Moskowitz Vegan with a Vengance
Willi Galloway Grow. Cook. Eat.

And, the kids' favorite cookbook:
Rozanne Gold's Eat Fresh Food: Awesome Recipes for Teen Chefs  (even though they're not teens, yet)

Book Recommendations:
(just a few of my favorites minus the classics that seemed obvious)

Young Adult Fiction:

The Duff by Kody Keplinger

Hate List by Jennifer Brown

Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott

Looking for Alaska by John Green

The Luxe Series by Anna Godbersen

The One That I Want by Jennifer Echols

Purity by Jackson Pearce 

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Shut Out by Kody Keplinger

Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr

The Summer Series by Jenny Han
(The Summer I Turned Pretty, It's Not Summer Without You, We'll Always Have Summer)

13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler

The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines

Whispers in Autumn by Trisha Leigh

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman

Winter Girls by Laurie Halse Anderson

New Adult Fiction:

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire

Just for Now by Abbi Glines

Adult Fiction:

Disquiet by Julia Leigh

Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson

I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb

Still She Haunts Me by Katie Roiphe

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

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