Books by Ilsa J. Bick

Released: March 10, 2015

"An ambitious, atmospheric, not-entirely-successful attempt at a head trip. (Fantasy/horror. 14 & up)"
The world-hopping adventure begun in the previous volume (White Space, 2014) concludes in a new Now, a Victorian London crumbling right out from under the characters.Read full book review >
WHITE SPACE by Ilsa J. Bick
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Fans who can forgive the downer ending can look forward to a historical-thriller sequel shortly (or longly, as the case will surely be). (Horror. 14 & up)"
When what's real keeps shifting in monstrous ways, can Emma find her way home? Can she even hold on to sanity and self? Read full book review >
MONSTERS by Ilsa J. Bick
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"An opus of blood, gore and pain that will leave fans breathless. (Horror. 14 & up)"
All of the Ashes Trilogy storylines converge in this action-packed series conclusion. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2013

"Readers won't be able to look away even if they find they don't much like—or trust—Ben. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Stationed in Afghanistan, medic Ben spends a long day drafting a detailed confession about the tragedy that threw his life off course two years earlier. Read full book review >
SHADOWS by Ilsa J. Bick
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Plenty of mysteries and betrayals set up the trilogy's forthcoming conclusion, which fans will eagerly await. (Horror. 14-17)"
Earth's few remaining normal teenagers struggle to survive in this gruesome, bloody post-apocalyptic sequel. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Readers will find a more challenging, original take on abuse, abusers and recovery in Margo Lanagan's Tender Morsels (2008).(Fiction. 15 & up)"
Bearing scars both literal and figurative, Jenna Lord, 16, falls for Mitch Anderson, the married chemistry teacher who helps her survive a rocky start at a Wisconsin science magnet school. Read full book review >
ASHES by Ilsa J. Bick
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"Splendidly paced apocalyptic zombie horror ends with a thrilling, terrifying cliffhanger and a number of unresolved mysteries. (Horror. 12-15)"
When civilization ends and you're faced with an army of face-eating, nuclear-mutant zombies, having a brain tumor doesn't seem so bad. Read full book review >
DRAW THE DARK by Ilsa J. Bick
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"These small flaws notwithstanding, this otherwise excellent mystery might bring new life to a neglected genre. (Mystery. YA)"
Drawing has had unusual repercussions in 17-year-old Christian Cage's life: His mother has vanished to a sideways place he drew, his aunt drowned in a sinking car exactly as he sketched it out and he defaced a barn of the wealthiest man in Winter, Wisc., in his sleep. Read full book review >