The list author says: "Here's a list of a few book I'd recommend for anyone interested in writing Young Adult books (or any kind of book for that matter). Your first order of business is to read a lot of teen books to get an idea of what's selling, what's commercial, and generally what teens are reading. Keep in mind that a lot of adults read and enjoy teen books. Your second order of business is to have a great idea and to be committed to it. You won't know what you can accomplish unless you try. To get started, here is a list of the books that I used specifically during my writing process."