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20 Questions with Abby McDonald,
About the Author
Twenty-five-year-old Abby McDonald grew up in Sussex, England, and studied politics and philosophy at Oxford University. She began writing in college, completing her first novel before graduating to work as a music journalist. Her novel The Popularity Rules comes out in Fall 2011, and she has also written the young adult books Sophomore Swap and Boys, Bears, and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots. Visit www.abbymcdonald.com
A tie between Marisa de los Santos and Jenny Crusie
Commercial fiction & YA
I really enjoyed The Three Weissman’s of Westport by Cathleen Schine
The one I really want, I’m adapting into a script myself, but 2nd runner up would be Love Walked In by Marissa de los Santos, with dream casting of Winona Ryder and Elle Fanning
Undecided. I personally can’t quit page-and-type books.
No one in particular, just a childhood spent buried in books!
Disaster Preparedness, a collection of essays by Heather Havrilesky
Vixen by Anna Godbersen
Emma Forrest’s ‘Your Voice in My Head’ in a care package for my birthday.
There’s a wonderful series of ballet stories by Lorna Hill that I loved as a child; the line between my mother reading them to me and me reading for myself is so blurred.
Curled up in an armchair; at a sunny street café table; in bed; at the beach. Anywhere!
I have a YA called The Anti-Prom coming out April 12th, and then my next adult novel with Sourcebooks, The Popularity Rules, will be published in the fall.
A little café in Larchmont, LA, with excellent scones and comfy couches.
No. I only just moved to the States, but would love a kitten one day.
Deana Carter’s video for ‘Did I Shave My Legs for This?’
Memories of my own social faux-pas.
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