Books by Alyssa Brugman

ALEX AS WELL by Alyssa Brugman
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"Alex is a winning character, but the glimpses into her mother's twisted point of view are both unsettling and unnecessary. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Against her narcissistic parents' wishes, a teen with an intersex condition decides to start living as a girl. Read full book review >
BEING BINDY by Alyssa Brugman
Released: April 11, 2006

"Readers who enjoyed titles as different as Adele Griffin's Amandine (2001) and Lynn Ray Perkins's All Alone in the Universe (1999) will find a lot to like in Brugman's latest. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Bindy's life is infinitely more complicated when her best friend, Jane, drags her into a group of trendy girls ready for teen experimentation—which Bindy definitely is not. Read full book review >
FINDING GRACE by Alyssa Brugman
Released: Nov. 9, 2004

"A relatively new writer, Brugman is the real deal. (Fiction. 12-15)"
An engaging portrait of a recent high-school graduate as she embarks on her first job as a live-in "carer" for Grace, a brain-injured woman, and simultaneously begins college. Read full book review >
WALKING NAKED by Alyssa Brugman
Released: March 9, 2004

"A painful look at the naked truth. (Fiction. YA)"
Megan Tuw, a not-very-likable teen, is self-absorbed and ruled by peer pressure. Read full book review >