Jan 24, 2019
Alexandra Sheppard is the author of YA novel Oh My Gods, the story of Helen Thomas, whose dad is none other than the Greek god Zeus. Not only does Helen have all the usual teen stuff to deal with — like new friends to make and a cute boy to impress — she also has to keep her chaotic family’s true identities secret. Alex talks about her love for Greek mythology, how it felt to re-read her teenage diaries, an author she and Claire love, and more.
Books Mentioned on the Podcast:
Oh My Gods, by Alexandra Sheppard
The Everlasting Rose, by Dhonielle Clayton
The Belles, by Dhonielle Clayton
On The Come Up, by Angie Thomas
The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas
Tiny Pretty Things, by Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra
Shiny Broken Pieces, by Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra
Well-Read Black Girl, ed. by Glory Edim
Roald Dahl’s Creative Writing with Matilda
Kick the Moon, by Muhammad Khan
The Wall, by John Lanchester
The Hunting Party, by Lucy Foley
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
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