Whose ready for new books? 2013-2014 has a variety of young authors publishing their first novels. These writers are just starting their careers and I’m sure this won’t be the last time we hear from them.
- Part 1 : The Teenaged Dreams
- Part 2 : The 2013-2014 Debuts
- Part 3 : Wattpadders and Youtubers
- Part 4 : . . . And They Got A Film
- Part 5 : The Comeback Kids
6. Samantha Shannon, 21
Oxford student Samantha Shannon received a massive amount of buzz for her debut novel, The Bone Season, in Fall 2013. The novel is the first in a seven book series set in futuristic London. It debuted at #7 on The New York Times Bestseller List. Twitter | Blog
7. Lindsey Cummings, 21
8. Stephanie Diaz, 20
Stephanie Diaz received the publishing deal for her science fiction novel Extraction while still in college. The novel releases in Summer 2014 and tells the story of sixteen-year-old Clementine, who gets the opportunity to leave the dystopic surface of her home planet and move to the utopic Core. Twitter | Tumblr
9. Sara Raasch, 23
Sara’s debut novel, Snow Like Ashes, focuses on Meira a “fierce chakram-wielding warrior” who is destined to free the people of Winter from the enslavement of the King of Spring. The novel will be published by Balzer + Bray in Fall 2014. Twitter | Tumblr
10. Kelsey Sutton, 21
In Summer 2013, Kelsey Sutton’s Some Quiet Place explored a world where emotions are personified and one girl can see them. Sutton has sold a follow up to Some Quiet Place that will come out in July 2014. Twitter | Tumblr
25 Authors Published Under 25 Vol. Two is a week long series dedicated to authors published under the age of 25. This series was created to inspire young writers and display the talents of young authors.