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Juliana Baggott, bestselling author of the post-apocalyptic novel PURE, discusses the inspiration for her novel, and the unexpected supporter she had who encouraged her to keep writing this story. Julianna and her publisher also have a special opportunity for readers in celebration of the paperback release of PURE, to win a Pure Party Pack, see full details below!
So I was talking to a friend who teaches high school in Los Angeles, and I was telling her about my debut YA novel, THE FORSAKEN, just published by Simon & Schuster. I was about to launch into the plot summary, when she cried out --- and it was almost like she just couldn't stop herself --- "Oh no! Not another dystopian!" The words burst out of her like an anguished plea to end her suffering.