Welcome to a week long feature on Book and Sensibility where we countdown 25 authors published under age 25. We hope this feature serves as an inspiration to young writers and to those who are young at heart !
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- Part 1 : The Teenaged Dream
- Part 2 : The 2012 Debuts
- Part 3 : The 2011 Debuts
- Part 4 : Genre Savvy
- Part 5 : Serial Offenders
2012 is the year for these authors ! Most of these 2012 debuts won’t debut until summer but we are already buzzing about their success. We hope to hear more from them in the future.
6. Sarah Wylie, 22
The story of a pair of sisters with one battling cancer,Wylie’s debut novel, All These Lives has been compared to Jodi Picoult’s My Sister’s Keeper. Her novel is expected to hit shelves in early June.
7. Sarah J Maas, 25
Maas’ novel, Throne of Glass started out as a wildy popular story on FictionPress and is now being published by Bloomsbury. Her novel answers the question, what if Cinderella was an assassin and Prince Charming her target ? Leading to the release in August, Maas is releasing a series of novellas.
8. Kat Zhang, 21
This 2012 debut author’s novel,What’s Left of Me, will hits shelves in September 2012. Zhang started writing it during her senior year of high school while in an IB lab. It is the story of two souls occupying one body.
9. Zoraida Cordova, 24
A NaNoWriMo success story, Cordova’s Vicious Deep is the product of the popular writing contest. In her novel she introduces readers to the world of a new kind of mermaids.The sequel, Savage Blue will be released in 2013.
10. Chanelle Gray, 24
U.K author Chanelle Gray’s novel, My Heart Be Damned is the story of a girl destined to the job of hunting the damned. Gray’s goal with the novel is to explore a powerful female character. Her novel debuts in July.
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