Violet and Finch are both in a lot of pain, and their meeting sets the tone for a book that I found to be profoundly sad at times. Violet is still trying to navigate life after the death of her sister. While she has distanced herself from her pre-loss life, much of her school […]
Author: Jennifer Niven
By the time I was ten, I had already written numerous songs, a poem for Parker Stevenson (“If there were a Miss America for men, You would surely win”), two autobiographies (All About Me and My Life in Indiana: I Will Never Be Happy Again), a Christmas story, several picture books (which I illustrated myself) featuring the Doodle Bugs from Outer Space, a play about Laura Ingalls Wilder’s sister entitled Blindness Strikes Mary, a series of prison mysteries, a collection of short stories featuring me as the main character (an internationally famous rock star detective), and a partially finished novel about Vietnam. I was also an excellent speller from a very early age.