Books by Julianna Baggott

Julianna Baggott received her MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1994. The recipient of fellowships from the Delaware Division of Arts, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Ragdale Foundation, and Bread Loaf Writers' Conference,


BURN by Julianna Baggott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"It's no place for a picnic, but we'll hope that Baggott moves on to making another world just as engaging as this one."
Fantasist Baggott (Fuse, 2013, etc.) wraps up her post-apocalyptic Pure Trilogy with an installment that will leave fans wanting more. Read full book review >
PURE by Julianna Baggott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"It's a bonus that the hero of the piece is a young girl, which ought to serve as inspiration for more than a few readers. Whether Baggott's imagined world is one that you'd want to live in is another matter entirely, of course. Damned Detonations!"
Us 99 percenters will live outside the gates come the future, and it won't be pretty—especially once the nukes start popping. Read full book review >
THE EVER BREATH by Julianna Baggott
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Dec. 8, 2009

Fantasy aficionados will gobble up this fast-paced tale, but others may find the jam-packed plot more difficult to digest, as it plunges readers directly into the action and offers little detail to clarify characters and events. Read full book review >

THE PRINCE OF FENWAY PARK by Julianna Baggott
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2009

In 2004, the Red Sox finally won the World Series and broke the curse placed on them when Babe Ruth was sold to the Yankees 86 years earlier. Read full book review >

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 28, 2006

"Keen insights into sex, love and coming to terms with one's own unruly imperfections. A winner."
Thirtysomethings meet, don't quite couple, then retreat into a steamy, increasingly revealing correspondence in this quirky epistolary novel. Read full book review >
THE MISS AMERICA FAMILY by Julianna Baggott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"An accomplished and charmingly messy tale of love and redemption."
Three generations of a dysfunctional family come full circle to discover that the definition of the perfect American family allows for a lot of latitude. Read full book review >
GIRL TALK by Julianna Baggott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 13, 2001

"The stuff of farce, but Baggott's deft movement of her material is often lyrical and poignant rather that just kooky—and Lissy's consciousness is clearly enough realized so that the end of her tale doesn't fail to move."
A literary sitcom set in New England and New York, covering 15 years in a young woman's life. Read full book review >