Books by Alfred C. Martino

PERFECTED BY GIRLS by Alfred C. Martino
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"There's always a need for more sports stories for girls, and this is a solid addition to the genre. (Fiction. 13-16)"
It's a busy year for Melinda Drake Radford as she wrestles on the JV team—and with other challenges of her sophomore year, too. Read full book review >
OVER THE END LINE by Alfred C. Martino
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2009

"Unfortunately, a sudden shift from teen problem-novel to an ending lifted from a B-horror movie keeps this story from truly soaring. (Fiction. YA)"
Jonny Fehey begins his senior year concerned that Kyle Saint-Claire has changed and their friendship is dissolving. Read full book review >
PINNED by Alfred C. Martino
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2005

"As the championship match nears, the story becomes increasingly gripping, but it has a disappointingly unresolved ending, a daring but ultimately failed move that leaves the reader feeling unsatisfied and frustrated. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Unsparing and told with such visceral acuity that the reader can almost feel the burn of the mat, author Martino meticulously details the kind of guts it takes to get the glory. Read full book review >