Books by Mariah Fredericks

SEASON OF THE WITCH by Mariah Fredericks
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"A refreshing take on the mean-girl trope. (Fiction. 13-16)"
A teenager worries that a spell she cast against a school bully will have serious consequences in this intriguing psychological thriller by the author of The Girl in the Park (2012). Read full book review >
THE GIRL IN THE PARK by Mariah Fredericks
Released: April 12, 2012

"A satisfying whodunit with enough clues and red herrings to keep mystery fans happy. (Mystery. 14 & up)"
"If Wendy could, she'd scream her killer's name so the whole world heard her… But she can't. Her killer took her voice away. So I have to use mine." Read full book review >
LIFE by Mariah Fredericks
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"Authentic and pragmatic with a touch of idealism and romance. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Best friends Syd, Anna and Eve return in this third outing, which centers on the serious side of family problems. Read full book review >
FAME by Mariah Fredericks
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"Eve's personal growth will be telling and uplifting to readers as the climatic conclusion and final curtain call bring the book to its satisfying ending. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In this sequel to Love (2006), Eve, star-struck and determined to be a theatrical megastar, agrees to Anna's tarot-card readings. Read full book review >
IN THE CARDS by Mariah Fredericks
Released: Dec. 26, 2006

"Very apropos for today's middle-school crowd. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Young people and tarot cards make an intriguing combination—especially when the first reading indicates love. Read full book review >
CRUNCH TIME by Mariah Fredericks
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"College-bound readers will find this page-turner immediately absorbing; it might amuse all high schoolers who are about to or have already participated in this American rite of passage. (Fiction. 12+)"
Four juniors, who attend the same Manhattan private high school, find themselves in an SAT review class and, at the sight of a flaky instructor, decide to skip out to form their own study group. Read full book review >
HEAD GAMES by Mariah Fredericks
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Fredericks has a gift for replicating teen vernacular; the end of her story leaves readers with the same wistful feeling as 'Game Over.' (Fiction. YA)"
Fredericks's story opens with Judith Ellis defending herself from a psycho killer: an opponent in The Game. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2003

"A bright new voice to note. (Fiction. 12+)"
Friendship conquers all in this ninth-grade slice-of-life as two teenage girls, one hot, one not, make it through their first rocky year of high school. Read full book review >