Books by Caela Carter

FOREVER, OR A LONG, LONG TIME by Caela Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Poetic and meditative, this emotionally enthralling novel undresses assumptions with purpose and hope. (Fiction 8-12)"
Flora and Julian are a team. They have to be: after moving from foster home to foster home, the only permanence is in each other. Read full book review >
TUMBLING by Caela Carter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"Faulty butt glue, waxing 'down there,' and dealing with a tyrannical team coordinator won't stop these girls from going for the gold. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Twelve girls. Two days. Only five winners. Read full book review >
MY LIFE WITH THE LIARS by Caela Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"A searing story with a pat though hopeful resolution. (Fiction. 9-14)"
An abused and starving child, rescued from the compound of a cult in the Arizona desert, adjusts to the outside world. Read full book review >
MY BEST FRIEND, MAYBE by Caela Carter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"Vivid descriptions of the unusual landscape of Santorini will fascinate readers looking for a good travelogue, and the perceptive and heartfelt relationship dynamics will only add to the appeal. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Two former best friends raised by families with markedly different values take a trip to Greece in this poignant story that is centered around themes of sexuality, acceptance and belonging. Read full book review >
(ME, HIM, THEM, AND IT) by Caela Carter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"Readers who relish self-indulgent inner monologue and expect dramatic arguments, seething resentment, tearful heartbreak, unspoken anxieties, unexpected friendships and ultimately, graceful reconciliation, will not be disappointed. (Fiction. 14-16)"
A "good girl" experiences an unplanned pregnancy and its aftermath. Read full book review >