August 31st, 2006

Without a Trace, alone outside

Interview: Caridad Ferrer, Take Two

This is the fourth of six interviews with authors of MTV Books for teens. Please check back every day this week for another interview with another author!

Earlier this summer, I interviewed Caridad Ferrer about her novela fabulosa, Adios to My Old Life. She was kind enough to do another interview for the MTV Books roundup. We talked about music, writing and reading.

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For more information about her books for teens, visit

To check out her books for adults, visit

dreaming, When Rose Wakes, Christopher Golden

Best Books of August 2006

August 2006: 29 books read

Recommended for Elementary School Students
Disney Fairies series (first book: The Trouble with Tink)

Recommended for Middle School Students
Being Bindy by Alyssa Brugman
The Unwritten Girl by James Bow
Just Another Day in My Insanely Real Life by Barbara Dee

Recommended for Teens and Adults
Frogs & French Kisses by Sarah Mlynowski (second in a series)
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (first in a series)
Specials by Scott Westerfeld (last in a trilogy)

Amazing Advanced Reads
May Bird Among the Stars by Jodi Lynn Anderson (second in a trilogy)
I Was a Teenage Popsicle by Bev Katz Rosenbaum - September
Such a Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess - January
Wide Awake by David Levithan - September