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January 29, 2009


This list is not compleate without Brandon Sanderson (www.brandonsanderso.com), who has been selected to compleate the last volume of the internationaly best selling Wheel of Time series.


Let's not forget

Jessica Day George (Dragon Slippers, and others, including a 2009 release) (Bloomsbury)
Brandon Mull (Fablehaven, a NYT children's bestseller--published by Deseret Book, but under their national imprint, Shadow Mountain, currently releasing)
Brandon Sanderson's Alcatraz books, currently releasing (Scholastic)
Ann Dee Ellis (This is What I Did:) (Little, Brown) currently releasing
Mette Ivie Harrison (The Princess and the Hound, and others) (Harper) currently releasing
Rebecca Tingle (10th century English historical) (Putnam)
Kimberly Heuston (a variety of historical periods) (Front Street)
Kristin Randle (Scholastic)
Michael O. Tunnell (Dutton)
Obert Skye (another Shadow Mountain series that's done excellent on the national market)
Julie Berry, The Amaranth Enchantment (Bloomsbury 2009)
Angela Morrison, Taken by Storm (Penguin 2009)

And be sure to watch for upcoming contracted books by these LDS authors:

Lindsey Leavitt (Hyperion)
Kimberly Griffiths Little (Scholastic)
Sarah Deford Williams (I think Penguin)
Bree Despain (Egmont USA)

Anyone who says, "Alas, alack, where are all the great LDS writers on the national market?" definitely hasn't checked out YA books! You are right, it is a hopping, thriving market right now!

Excellent post! I stumbled upon this blog and I'm glad I did. You have a great list of YA writers here. I'll definitely be coming back regularly. Thank you!

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