YA Novels that Challenge Assumptions

YA thrillers that challenge assumptions and Truthers

By Editor Amy Fitzgerald

In November of 2015, I checked in with my then-boss, Alix Reid, about her backlog of manuscript submissions. (As a newbie trade editor, I was still dreaming of the day when I, too, would have more manuscripts in my inbox than I could hope to review in a timely manner.) Alix asked me to look at a few submissions that had come her way. “There’s this psychological YA thriller about 9/11 called Truthers . . .” she offered.

I said, “Uhhhhhh . . . huhhhhh.”

“Good title, at least,” she said. Read More