About Rebecca

YA writer, book reviewer, fangirlREBECCA J. ALLEN writes young adult science fiction with heroines braver than she is and middle grade stories that blend mystery and adventure. She’s on Twitter and contributes to The Winged Pen.

Recent reads Rebecca loved:

Middle Grade

Lockwood & Co: The Creeping Shadow (and the rest of the LOCKWOOD & CO. series) by Jonathan Stroud

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

Holes by Louis Sachar

The Sleepover by Jen Malone

Young Adult

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

A Darker Shade of Magic  (and the rest of the Shades of Magic series) by V.E. Schwab

I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys (and the rest of The Raven Cycle)  by Maggie Stiefvater

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Yaqui Delgado Want To Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

Follow Me Back by A. V. Geiger

Writing Craft

Story Engineering by Larry Brooks

Story Genius by Lisa Cron

Wired for Story by Lisa Cron

…So many great books, so little time!


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