Books by Mick Cochrane

FITZ by Mick Cochrane
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"Ends not with a bang, but a whimper. (Fiction. 12-15)"
A high school sophomore kidnaps his estranged father at gunpoint. Read full book review >
THE GIRL WHO THREW BUTTERFLIES by Mick Cochrane
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2009

"Lovely and memorable. (Fiction. 10-14)"
With tender poignancy, Cochrane gets right to the heart of young Molly's painful journey. Read full book review >
SPORT by Mick Cochrane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2001

"Appealing in its evocations of a Midwest from two or three decades ago, but at its foundation it remains more like a YA than anything else."
Cochrane's second (after Flesh Wounds, 1997), a tale of growing up trash-poor in the Midwest, is often rich in detail, but in its psychology it remains content with too little. Read full book review >
FLESH WOUNDS by Mick Cochrane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 1997

"Cochrane achieves cool control with carefully constructed scenes that yield small, psychologically resonant moments, lending weight and unpredictability to material that's potentially hackneyed."
In Cochrane's closely observed and confident first novel, three generations of a Minneapolis family struggle to regain equilibrium after the clan's patriarch is arrested for sexually abusing his granddaughter. Read full book review >