Jennifer Niven: The All the Bright Places Film and Beyond

The movie adaptation of Jennifer Niven’s bestselling novel All the Bright Places was released on February 28th, featuring heart-wrenching performances from Elle Fanning (Super 8, Maleficent) and Justice Smith (Paper Towns, Everyday). From the adaption process to seeing her personal, heart-felt novel come to life, Jennifer and I discussed All the Bright Places and all the effort and love that […]

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The Truth About Growing Up

Everyone tells you to appreciate being young, to enjoy school because you will miss it once it’s over. We, however, of course know better, because “honestly, what could be so great about rules and tests and popularity contests and clicks.” But then life happens, and it hits you right in the teeth, gut, stomach, and […]

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Alexandra Bracken Discusses How She Became an Author and How to Keep the Writing Momentum Going

I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with Alexandra Bracken — author of the gripping and adventurous Darkest Minds trilogy — on May 1st at the YALLWEST book festival in Santa Monica, California. Her newest novel, Passenger, is the first in a duology about time travelers.   Have you been sorted into your Harry […]

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