Interviewing Author Melissa Little Q1. Tell us about yourself. What are your favorite books to read? A. I don’t typically re-read books, but my favorite books of all time are Cry, the Beloved Country; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; Fiddler’s Green; Les Miserables; and The Help. I will admit to re-reading a few of those. I also read lots and lots of middle-grade because I write for a middle-grade review company and write in that industry. Q2. Where did the inspiration to write come from? A. I’ve been writing “books” since the age of 9. I decided to write The Book of Secrets, my book that releases this August, around early 2016. Q3. How did you come up with the titles of your books? A. I stole it from The Book of Secrets by Deepak Chopra and I feel no shame. Q4. Anything you're currently working in 2019? A. My very first book releases August 15th and that’s kept me busy all year. Q5. How long have you been writing? A.