Books by Michelle Schusterman

SPELL & SPINDLE by Michelle Schusterman
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 31, 2018

"An excellent melding of horror and heart, this complex story will appeal to a wide range of readers. (Fantasy. 8-14)"
The boundaries between puppet and person blur and break in this fairy-tale-inspired middle-grade novel. Read full book review >
THE PROS OF CONS by Alison Cherry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 27, 2018

"Charming and realistic look at the fast but meaningful friendships formed at cons. (Fiction. 12-17)"
A fanfic writer, a taxidermist, and a percussionist attending three different conferences at the same convention center befriend and help one another. Read full book review >
OLIVE AND THE BACKSTAGE GHOST by Michelle Schusterman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Whether readers are enraptured as Olive or dubious as Felix, the Maudeville's mysteries will captivate them until the end. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Olive Preiss finds sanctuary on the stage but soon finds there is often more than meets the eye in the theater. Read full book review >
DEAD AIR by Michelle Schusterman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A promising series opener for fans of the paranormal. (Suspense. 10-13)"
Thirteen-year-old Kat doesn't believe in ghosts, but she might change her mind as she accompanies her dad while he films a TV show on the paranormal. Read full book review >
I HEART BAND by Michelle Schusterman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2014

"A cacophony of the emotional bumps of early adolescence that also perfectly captures the merits of band programs, this effort should appeal even to middle school girls who aren't already musicians. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Slightly driven seventh-grader Holly is a serious band geek, through and through. Read full book review >