Books by Leander Watts

MEET ME IN THE STRANGE by Leander Watts
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 27, 2018

"A bighearted and imaginative tale about a glam god's fans."
Two teenagers find salvation in each other in this music-tinged YA sci-fi novel. Read full book review >
TEN THOUSAND CHARMS by Leander Watts
ANIMALS
Released: May 2, 2005

"However, lean character development and scattered plot leave the reader a bit unsatisfied and even confused. (Fiction. 11+)"
As he did in Stonecutter (2002) and Wild Ride to Heaven (2003), Watts returns to the 19th-century Genesee Valley of upstate New York with another dark story laden with ominous characters and gothic imagery. Read full book review >
WILD RIDE TO HEAVEN by Leander Watts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2003

"The ending is too easy and the narrative references to Indians careless, but Hannah's voice is both lyrical and straightforward. (Fiction. 11-14)"
A shunned 14-year-old girl with different-colored eyes and a poetic first-person voice is sold to two brutish brothers in early tenth-century backwoods New York. Read full book review >
STONECUTTER by Leander Watts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2002

"In the end, there's lots of atmosphere, but little story here. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A young journeyman stonecutter becomes entangled in a web of emotions he cannot begin to navigate when he accepts a job from a mysterious man in this rather pointless gothic meditation set in 1835. Read full book review >