Books by Susan Juby

THE FASHION COMMITTEE by Susan Juby
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2017

"Entertaining, smart, and inspiring. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Talented teens vie for a highly coveted fashion scholarship. Read full book review >
THE TRUTH COMMISSION by Susan Juby
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 14, 2015

"Hilarious, deliciously provocative and slyly thought-provoking, Juby's welcome return is bound to ignite debate. (Fiction. 14-18)"
When curiosity leads three students at a Nanaimo, British Columbia, art school ("Serving oddballs in grades ten through twelve since 2007") to ask a classmate why she had "renovations done," her surprisingly positive response prompts the trio to form the Truth Commission, an experiment in bringing hidden truths to light. Read full book review >
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Sherman's cooking-class exam—a dinner party—brings the prime suspects and Defiled girls together for a delicious final act. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Sherman Mack, dorky ninth-grader and girl enthusiast, turns detective when his crush seems on the verge of being D-listed: If a girl's photo appears on bathroom mirrors with a circled letter D, she's immediately rendered invisible. Read full book review >
ANOTHER KIND OF COWBOY by Susan Juby
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"Teens will happily embrace this refreshingly holistic gay teen character, built on cute quirks, humor and pathos rather than farce and flamboyance. (Fiction. YA)"
Alex's passion for riding, grooming and showing horses keeps his compartmentalized life orderly and his homosexuality at bay. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2005

"Thank goodness she's back. (Fiction. YA)"
Sixteen-year-old Alice MacLeod of Smithers, B.C., finds herself at the beginning of the summer virtually cast adrift: Her therapist is in Vancouver, her best friend is in Wisconsin, her boyfriend is in Scotland and her environmental protester-mother is in jail. Read full book review >
MISS SMITHERS by Susan Juby
Released: May 1, 2004

"Utterly, absolutely sidesplitting. (Fiction. 12+)"
The uncertain heroine of Alice, I Think (2003) returns for another hilarious turn as the Most Maladjusted Teen in Smithers, British Columbia (pop. 5,000). Read full book review >
ALICE, I THINK by Susan Juby
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2003

"Hilarious. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Comedy rules in Juby's satirical, laugh-out-loud debut about a wacky home-schooled teenager who decides to try public high school. Read full book review >