Book Briefs: Mindi Scott

Book Briefs: an interview series where authors talk about...what else?  Books! Mindi Scott's debut Young Adult novel, Freefall, came out earlier this month from Simon Pulse.   Congrats, Mindi!

What book are you reading right now?   Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers.

Your favorite children’s book:  Green Eggs and Ham

Your favorite non-fiction book:  Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus

Your favorite classic (read: book they made you read in school) book: The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger

The last book that made you laugh: The Naughty List by Suzanne Young.  

The last book that made you cry: Fairy Tale by Cyn Balog. 

The last book you recommended to a friend: The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin by Josh Berk.

A novel you’ve re-read (and re-read): Mermaids by Patty Dann.

One sentence that gives the gist of your book best:  What comes next for a teen who's the last to see his best friend alive and the first to find him dead?

Avoiding spoilers, a 1-2 sentence passage from your book that you really like:

Maybe it's like free-falling.  You feel like you'd rather do anything than have to face it, but once you do it you realize it's the best feeling you've ever had.

You can learn more about Mindi and Freefall at her website www.mindiscott.com.

Thanks, Mindi!