Books by Julia Bell

DIRTY WORK by Julia Bell
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Although this work lacks the quality of Patricia McCormick's Sold (2006), it is a logical transition for teen fiction dealing with human trafficking. (Fiction. YA)"
The dirty work suggested in the title might be the sex acts abductors forced on teen girls, or perhaps the phrase alludes to the nasty business of prying the girls from their families. Read full book review >
MASSIVE by Julia Bell
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Grim, sorrowful, real. (resources) (Fiction. YA)"
A sad, sharp tale of food and pain. Read full book review >
ENGLAND CALLING by Julia Bell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Quite interesting for sociological reasons, and for impressions of these many locations, but ultimately the collection inadvertently paints small-city England as an unvaried and rather grim place."
A hodge-podge of short fiction by young English writers, gathered "from every corner of the country" to show what Bell and Gay call "a picture of England at the beginning of the twenty-first century." Read full book review >