Books by Jenny Torres Sanchez

THE FALL OF INNOCENCE by Jenny Torres Sanchez
Released: June 12, 2018

"An intimate and tragic look at how traumatic incidents affect individuals, their families, and others around them. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When she was 8 years old, Emilia DeJesus was brutally assaulted. Read full book review >
BECAUSE OF THE SUN by Jenny Torres Sanchez
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"This lyrical coming-of-age story effectively explores the complicated nature of love and grief. (author's note) (Fiction. 14-18)"
A teen girl finds solace in The Stranger, the New Mexico desert, and a blossoming romance as she struggles to grieve the death of her emotionally abusive mother. Read full book review >
Released: May 27, 2013

"An exceptionally well-written journey to make sense of the senseless. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
After one life-changing night with her secret crush Andy Cooper, Frenchie Garcia, a cigarette-smoking artist who quotes Dickinson and hangs out in a cemetery, is haunted. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2012

"Readers who make it to the end will cheer Charlie's survival, but they'll also be glad to get out of his company. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
It doesn't take readers long to wonder whether there is any upside to being Charlie. Read full book review >