"Her astonishing optimism in the face of evermore dire circumstances is a trait of which I am in awe."
"Abortion just isn’t something teens (or anyone) seem to talk about a lot."
"I started asking myself what it means to be a strong black woman."
"Climate change is looking likely to be the most important crisis of the next century, if not the most important crisis this millennium."
My Top Five YA Thrillers (For Old Farts – And Everyone Else)
"I want the beautiful and the ugly and all the in-betweens."