Books by Jill MacLean

NIX MINUS ONE by Jill MacLean
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2013

"Well-crafted and intense, an engrossing family drama in which both young and old learn what it means to grow up. (Verse novel. 12 & up)"
Writing in free verse from the perspective of 15-year-old Nixon "Nix" Humboldt, acclaimed Canadian author MacLean (Home Truths, 2010, etc.) presents an intriguing coming-of-age story set in rural Newfoundland and centered on the love-hate relationship between siblings. Read full book review >
THE PRESENT TENSE OF PRINNY MURPHY by Jill MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2010

"Although this is a sequel (The Nine Lives of Travis Keating, 2009) it out-stands alone perfectly. (Fiction. 10-14)"
In this beautifully engaging book, Prinny, about 12, has much to deal with. Read full book review >
THE NINE LIVES OF TRAVIS KEATING by Jill MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2008

"Not a complicated tale, but not heavy-handed either. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A grieving middle-grader suffers repeated encounters with a vicious bully while finding both solace and allies in efforts to rescue a group of feral cats. Read full book review >