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Judy Blundell

USA flag (b.1956)

aka Jude Watson

Judy Blundell is most well-known for her YA novel What I Saw And How I Lied which won the National Book Award in 2008. She is also quite popular among Star Wars fans, however they know her as Jude Watson, her pseudonym.

Genres: General Fiction, Young Adult Fiction
Judy Blundell recommends
Dancer, Daughter, Traitor, Spy (2013)
(Bolshoi, book 1)
Elizabeth Kiem
Girl in the Blue Coat (2016)
Monica Hesse
"In an occupied city, a young woman's daring transforms into true courage when she confronts a mystifying disappearance. From page one, I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. Enthralling."
The Jetsetters (2020)
Amanda Eyre Ward
"[Amanda] Ward reveals she has a way with humor. . . . The author’s eye for forced fun is exquisite. . . . There is a real poignancy in this novel, as wounded characters struggle to regain childhood loyalties. Ward nails how family expeditions are ruined and saved, over and over again, by fleeting moments of connection and the consensus to survive without killing one another."
Last Couple Standing (2020)
Matthew Norman
"This warm and witty tale of a devoted couple willing to throw out that pesky ‘forsaking all others’ rule in order to stay together crackles with fierce energy and emotional truth."
Happy and You Know It (2020)
Laura Hankin
"Laura Hankin balances a sharp eye for the mad dynamics of a high-stakes playgroup with warm understanding of the occasional desperation of new motherhood. This book is bracing, fresh, and hilarious, like sticking your head in a freezer on a hot day."

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