Melody Maysonet

A Peek at the Creative Space of Melody Maysonet

Joining us for Creative Spaces is YA novelist Melody Maysonet. Her debut novel, A Work of Art, was named a best book of 2015 by YA Books Central. Kirkus gave it a starred review saying, “An important book about endings, beginnings and the choice to move on.” Here’s a brief summary about the book: Tera is seventeen, shy, and artistically gifted. Her hero and mentor is her father, a famous graphic artist who also protects her from her depressed, overly critical mother. Tera is looking forward to going to a prestigious art school in France, but her world is turned upside down the day the police arrest her father for an unspeakable crime.… Read the rest