“Listen: I was alive once and then I wasn’t.” It won’t be the first or last YA book to make me cry, but John Corey Whaley’s Noggin blindsided me with its emotional punch. It follows terminally ill teen Travis, whose head was removed and cryogenically frozen on the off chance that, at some point in […]
Scarborough Fair trilogy, Book 1 - A New York Times bestseller.
Lucy Scarborough is seventeen when she discovers that the women of her family have been cursed through the generations, forced to attempt three seemingly impossible tasks or to fall into madness upon their child's birth. But Lucy is the first girl who won't be alone as she tackles the list. She has her fiercely protective foster parents beside her. And she has Zach, whose strength amazes her more each day. Do they have enough love and resolve to overcome an age-old evil?
Inspired by the ballad "Scarborough Fair," the New York Times bestseller Impossiblecombines suspense, fantasy, and romance to tell a story of love and family conquering all.
About the Author
Nancy Werlin is an American writer of young-adult novels. She was born in Peabody, Massachusetts and graduated with a B.A. in English from Yale College. She was a National Book Award nominee for her 2008 book The Rules of Survival, a winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Novel for The Killer’s Cousin in 1999, and an Edgar award finalist for Locked Inside. Her other books for teens include Impossible, Unthinkable and Double Helix.