Monday, August 21, 2017

Six top high-concept YA novels

Sona Charaipotra is a New York City-based writer and editor with more than a decade’s worth of experience in print and online media. At the BN Teen blog she tagged six "delicious 'why didn’t I think of that' high-concept stories," including:
In Some Other Life, by Jessica Brody

We’ve all done things we regret for love. But Kennedy Rhodes didn’t regret her decision to decline her acceptance to the prestigious Windson Academy in favor of public school with her one true love Austin—that is, until she caught him hooking up with her BFF. If only she’d thought harder about giving up her future for a fling. One whack on the head later, and she’s been transported to another life, one in which she’s top of her class at Windsor, acing her app to Colombia, and part of the cool kids’ clique. But in this YA take on Sliding Doors, even her alt life isn’t as shiny as it looks on the surface.
Read about another entry on the list.

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