Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Seven YA pairs that rival Bonnie & Clyde

Sarah Skilton is the author of Bruised, a martial arts drama for young adults; and High and Dry, a hardboiled teen mystery. At the BN Teen blog she tagged seven top YA duos on the run, including:
Wanted: Dead or In Love, by Kym Brunner

Who can resist a tagline that reads, “Outlaw lovers Bonnie and Clyde are back—hell bent on possessing a teenage girl in love with their legend”? Teenage Monroe (named after Marilyn) works at her dad’s 1920s-style “gin joint” and naively romanticizes the story of Bonnie and Clyde. That is, until relics from the deadly duo’s crime spree fall into her hands, with some seriously nasty side effects. Major bonus points for a Bugsy Malone reference on page one.
Read about another entry on the list.

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