Podcast #22: Celebrating Verse Novels (& Friday Night Lights) with Author Lisa Schroeder

Podcast #22: Celebrating Verse Novels (& Friday Night Lights) with Author Lisa Schroeder

We are thrilled that our annual Verse Novel Week podcast features none-other than one of our very favorite authors, Lisa Schroeder.

Not only do we chat extensively about writing in verse and some of our favorite elements of verse novels, but because Lisa is as big of Friday Night Lights fan as I am (true story: I found out about Lisa's books because she wrote an awesome post about FNL that the entire world sent me), we chat about that show a bit as well. As one does... 

Lisa Schroeder is the author of six teen novels (four of which are fully in verse, one that's half verse and another that includes poetry as an important storytelling device) including THE BRIDGE FROM ME TO YOU; I HEART YOU, YOU HAUNT ME and CHASING BROOKLYN; and the Oregon Book Award finalist THE DAY BEFORE. 

She's also the author of the middle grade CHARMED LIFE series and the IT'S RAINING CUPCAKES trilogy. Her books have been translated into several languages and have been selected for state reading lists. She is a native Oregonian and lives in Beaverton with her husband and two sons. When she's not writing, you'll probably find Lisa reading, walking the dog, watching her favorite TV shows, or baking yummy treats.

Keep on with Lisa on her blogTwitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram

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Books & Things Mentioned

The Bridge From Me to You
By Lisa Schroeder
The Day Before
By Lisa Schroeder
Far from You
By Lisa Schroeder
Chasing Brooklyn
By Lisa Schroeder
I Heart You, You Haunt Me
By Lisa Schroeder
Falling for You
By Lisa Schroeder
It's Raining Cupcakes
By Lisa Schroeder
Out of the Dust
By Karen Hesse
Out of This Place
By Emma Cameron
Love and Leftovers
By Sarah Tregay
Reaching for Sun
By Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
Perfect
By Ellen Hopkins
Audition
By Stasia Ward Kehoe
May B.
By Caroline Starr Rose
Under the Mesquite
By Guadalupe Garcia Mccall
The Sound of Letting Go
By Stasia Ward Kehoe
 

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