Mar 8, 2018
Our guests today are Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison, two authors who co-write YA novels about awkward love stories. They discuss their books, their friendship, their university years, and differences between the British and American teen experiences, and it’s a lot of (almost clean) bookish fun.
Books mentioned on the episode:
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
Never Evers, by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison
Malory Towers, by Enid Blyton
Sweet Valley High, by Francine Pascal
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging, by Louise Rennison
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 & 3/4, by Sue Townsend
I Capture The Castle, by Dodie Smith
Withering Tights, by Louise Rennison
Holes, by Louis Sachar
Born A Crime, by Trevor Noah
Seven Days of You, by Cecilia Vinesse
Hot Mess, by Lucy Vine
What Fresh Hell, by Lucy Vine
Tender, by Eve Ainsworth
The Exact Opposite of Okay, by Laura Steven
Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading, by Lucy Mangan
Love After Love, by Alex Hourston
The Perfect Girlfriend, by Karen Hamilton
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