Books by Julie Mayhew

MOTHER TONGUE by Julie Mayhew
Released: Aug. 13, 2019

"An ambitious effort that falls flat. (afterword, Russian terms, Russian names, references) (Fiction. 14-18)"
A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the 2004 Beslan school siege. Read full book review >
THE BIG LIE by Julie Mayhew
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"Readers who know their World War II history and enjoy extremely unreliable narrators will find great satisfaction in puzzling out the truth behind the horrors Jess leaves unspoken. (Alternate history. 15-adult)"
Jessika is an upstanding schoolgirl in the English countryside of the Greater German Reich. Read full book review >
RED INK by Julie Mayhew
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A taut portrayal of grief, pain, and the ties that bind families, to be read with a careful, critical eye. (Fiction. 15 & up)"
In her debut novel, Mayhew deftly explores the ways the sudden death of 15-year-old Melon's mother affects their family's oral history. Read full book review >