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Why I Wrote an Action-Driven Disaster Novel by Matt de la Peña

By the time my first novel, BALL DON’T LIE, came out in 2005, I had a very clear vision about who I was writing for. I was so specific I even had a name in the back of my mind. Cory Anders. Cory was on my college basketball team, and he exemplified a lot of […]