Books by Tessa Gratton

STRANGE GRACE by Tessa Gratton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 18, 2018

"Horrifying, heartbreaking, and heartwarming, a lush fairy tale rooted in a moral quandary. (Fantasy. 14-adult)"
When the needs of the many require the deaths of a few, three friends defy tradition. Read full book review >
THE QUEENS OF INNIS LEAR by Tessa Gratton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 23, 2018

"Gratton achieves the rare feat of a Shakespeare adaptation that earns the right to exist, but it's possible to have too much of a good thing."
Three very different sisters vie for their father's crown in this fantasy inspired by King Lear. Read full book review >
THE ANATOMY OF CURIOSITY by Maggie Stiefvater
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"At its best, this is an accessible guidebook for creating fiction that illustrates the complexity of the process while offering practical tips for managing it. (Fiction. 12-18)"
In this second collaboration inspired by their writing blog (The Curiosities, 2012), three fantasy novelists aim to illuminate their craft through stories created for that purpose. Read full book review >
THE STRANGE MAID by Tessa Gratton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 10, 2014

"Fans of the first book and lovers of Norse legend may enjoy, but there's better for fantasy-adventure lovers. (Fantasy. 14-17)"
Can Signy solve the riddle that stands between her and her rightful place among the Valkyrie? Read full book review >
THE LOST SUN by Tessa Gratton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 25, 2013

"When gods other than Baldur finally appear, things get interesting; maybe future installments will begin there. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
When the god Baldur the Beautiful vanishes, can two teens rescue him and win their hearts' desires? Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"For those with dark hearts looking for the edgier side of paranormal fiction, this will be something to stay up with at night. (Anthology/paranormal. 14 & up)"
The paranormal trio of Gratton, Stiefvater and Yovanoff here translate their collective writings from their blog, Merry Sisters of Fate, into a collection of stories that feature Nordic mythology, murderers and secrets. Read full book review >
THE BLOOD KEEPER by Tessa Gratton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"But this isn't a tale for thinking; it's all about feeling: Passion, heartbreak, yearning and dread bleed from every page. A perfect book for those who loved Wuthering Heights and are looking for an essentially American gothic. (Horror. 14 & up)"
Blood and roses, love and death, past and present, the mundane and the magical; all intertwine in this dark fantasy, a stand-alone companion to the well-received Blood Magic (2011). Read full book review >