Books by Jen Calonita

MISFITS by Jen Calonita
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"A disappointing spinoff to an inventive series. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
An unconventional princess-in-training questions the status quo—and throws the kingdom for a loop. Read full book review >
SWITCHED by Jen Calonita
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2018

"Grimm favorites continue to battle for control of an enchanted kingdom in this satisfying series outing. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Gilly, the cobbler's delinquent daughter, is still at reform school, still searching for her runaway sister, and still fighting the evil Rumpelstiltskin. Read full book review >
TURN IT UP! by Jen Calonita
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"Although there is lip service to sisterhood, this novel plays right into many of the most insidious negative stereotypes of teenage girls. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Relationship drama among girls dominates this lightweight offering. Read full book review >
SUMMER STATE OF MIND by Jen Calonita
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 22, 2014

"Entertainment for the fashionista crowd. (Chick lit. 10-15)"
Almost-15-year-old Harper thinks only of fashion until her dad sees her credit-card bill and packs her off to summer camp for a needed lifestyle change. Read full book review >
WINTER WHITE by Jen Calonita
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"This soapy melodrama comes off as a tiring chore instead of guilty pleasure reading. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The second book in the series begun by Belles (2012) doesn't improve upon its predecessor; in fact, it only cements the flaws in this limp take on Southern chick lit. Read full book review >
BELLES by Jen Calonita
Released: April 10, 2012

"One-note characters act as you would expect in this generic, paint-by-numbers effort. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
In the first book of a formulaic new series, a lower-class girl is introduced to Southern high society in all its catty glory. Read full book review >