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Fiction Friday: Reads for Your Teen

Posted on Nov 27 by

This week in Fiction Friday, I want to introduce you to one of my 15 year-olds favorite authors. I’ve read a couple of Melanie Dickerson’s books this year, and really look forward to catching up on her backlist. She has a knack for taking the fairy tales we know — or think we know — and retelling them in a way that brings fresh life to them. Love #fairytales? Have a teen in your life? @cara_putman highly recommends @melaniedickerson latest… Click To Tweet This month her latest The Golden Braid released.The Golden Braid is a sweet retelling of Rapunzel. The author drops the reader into the heart of medieval Germany and weaves a story of mistaken identity, the search for love, and hidden betrayal. My understanding is that it ties into another of the author’s books that I haven’t read yet. My teen loves the author’s books — it’s amazing I got to read it first. The more I read them, the more I understand the appeal. A strong hero, a self-sufficient heroine, and an epic story create a recipe for a...

Shadowed by Grace

“I hope you know what you’re doing, Justice.”
“I do.” She put as much force behind the word as she could without shouting.
He leaned back in his chair, unlit cigar poised to punctuate a thought. “You’ve got talent. A way with that camera.”
She stroked the case, feeling as if it extended from her, a natural extension.

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