Books by Carrie Jones

Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"This modern-day Faustian tale is well balanced, with teenage romance, racial tension, humor and threads of realistic family dynamics to keep readers engaged. (Suspense. 12 & up)"
In a tight-knit Maine town, the loss of a fishing boat at sea affects the entire community; for Courtney, a local teen whose father was on board, her hope for his safe return becomes a dangerous obsession that leads her to make a sinister pact with evil consequences.  Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"A potentially useful resource for counselors and teachers. (Nonfiction. 12-17)"
Seventy authors for children and young adults talk of their relationship to bullying in lists, free verse and comics but primarily in bland prose. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2011

As far as we know, Sarah Emma Edmonds began dressing as a boy early on, in an attempt to please her abusive father, who hated girls. Read full book review >
ENTICE by Carrie Jones
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

Jones picks up directly after the end of Captivate (2010), when Zara allowed Astley to kiss her and turn her into a pixie. Read full book review >

CAPTIVATE by Carrie Jones
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

In trademark idiosyncratic figurative prose, Jones continues her supernatural series set during a cold Maine winter and begun in Need (2009). Read full book review >

NEED by Carrie Jones
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

Leaving behind her warmly quirky realism to jump on the supernatural-romance bandwagon, Jones leans too hard on overly recognizable motifs. Read full book review >

GIRL, HERO by Carrie Jones
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

In a quirky but deliberate voice both serious and funny, Lily navigates her complicated life by writing to John Wayne. Read full book review >

Released: May 1, 2007

This touching tale about a teenage girl whose boyfriend turns out to be gay is marred by prose that is seemingly unedited. Read full book review >