Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch is the Printz Honor Award–winning author of several highly acclaimed young adult novels, including Printz Honor Book Freewill, Iceman, Gypsy Davy, and Shadow Boxer—all ALA Best Books for Young Adults—as well as Killing Time in Crystal City, Little Blue Lies, Pieces, Kill Switch, Angry Young Man, and Inexcusable, which was a National Book Award finalist and the recipient of six starred reviews. He holds an MA from the writing program at Emerson College. He teaches in the Creative Writing MFA program at Lesley University. He lives in Boston and in Scotland.

Books by this Author

Irreversible
Killing Time in Crystal City
Inexcusable
Little Blue Lies
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LITTLE BLUE LIES by Chris Lynch

Junie Blue has dumped Oliver and he’s miserable. But together they were known for their lies. Is Junie just lying now? Printz Honor author Chris Lynch discusses Little Blue Lies.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Look for humor, find life.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Monstrously unfair question. Answer would change daily. Right now: Jessica by the Allman Brothers; One Week by Barenaked Ladies; No Surrender by Bruce Springsteen; Diamonds and Rust by Joan Baez; Promised Land by Chuck Berry

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A dolphin. Is there any creature on earth that seems to be enjoying itself more than the dolphin?

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Lots, but I'll pick one. Poor manners behind the wheel. Why does driving give people license to be flaming butts?

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I adapt, eventually, to most realities.

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