Books by Judy Waite

FORBIDDEN by Judy Waite
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Not particularly subtle, but gripping and memorable. (Fiction. YA)"
Absorbing inside perspective of life in a cult, told in a first-person limited voice. Read full book review >
TRICK OF THE MIND by Judy Waite
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Magic itself becomes a character as neither Matt nor Erin explains the secrets behind the tricks that continuously emphasize the untrustworthiness of reality. (Fiction. YA)"
Illusion battles truth as two teen narrators take turns describing events in a contemporary British import. Read full book review >
SHOPAHOLIC by Judy Waite
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2003

"Although this largely gloomy story ends on an optimistic note for the protagonist, an all-pervasive sense of gray keeps the material flat and it fails to generate the emotional wallop that it should. (Fiction. 12-14)"
To win over a glamorous but unscrupulous girl, an unhappy youngster uses the household money and her mother's credit card to buy her new chum the latest fashions. Read full book review >
THE STORM SEAL by Judy Waite
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 8, 1998

"A gentle message, delicately delivered. (Picture book. 5-7)"
After a wild storm at sea, a retired fisherman finds an abandoned seal baby, and takes him home to his cottage. Read full book review >
MOUSE, LOOK OUT! by Judy Waite
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Waite's story is sweet but negligible; what will keep readers flipping the pages is Burgin's illustrated tour of the deserted house—the artwork naturalistic and detailed—and the modestly menacing cat lurking in the shadows, all stealth and determination. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Newcomer Waite offers a tale of mild suspense. Read full book review >