eXtreme Blindside by Leslea Wahl Author’s Note: Ever since I first wrote Perfect Blindside, I hoped these characters would have more adventures together. Despite the desire, no brilliant storylines came to me. I did know I wanted the book set at an extreme sporting event. Besides that tidbit and an image in my mind of Jake and Sophie on a… Read more →
Our friends at Catholic Teen Fiction share their latest video. Authors TM Gaouette and Leslea Wahl discuss the new anthology Gifts: Visible and Invisible
From Afar by Roger Thomas is a fascinating fictional look at the Three Wise Men.
Gifts: Visible and Invisible is the latest offering from the talented writers of CatholicTeenBooks.com. This collection of eight Christmas stories for teens offers enjoyable tales for fans of contemporary, historical, and dystopian genres.
Julia’s Gifts by Ellen Gable What a lovely teen, historical romance. The book is set in France during World War I and is about Julia, a young lady from America, who decides to volunteer for the Red Cross and work at a field hospital in France. As a teenager, Julia began collecting gifts for her future husband – her beloved…. Read more →
A Single Bead by Stephanie Engelman A Single Bead is a beautiful young adult novel that centers around a family in need and a special rosary that affects the lives around them. This engaging story touches on very real and difficult issues such as loss and depression while focusing on the power of prayer and the importance of family. I was intrigued… Read more →
Awakening by Claudia Cangilla McAdam Awakening is one of those books that is hard to set aside. You just can’t help but continue to flip the pages, anxious to find out happens next. I found myself wanting to read just one more chapter after one more chapter. Even after I finished the book, my mind couldn’t put it aside, thinking about… Read more →
Secrets: Visible and Invisible from the authors at CatholicTeenBooks.com Secrets is a collection of short stories for Catholic teens from seven of the authors at the joint website – www.CatholicTeenBooks.com. I am one of the authors of this anthology and working with all these talented authors was such a joy. All the stories involve a secret of some sort and… Read more →
St. Dymphna of Ireland, the patron saint of those suffering from mental illness, hears a lot from me. I ask for her intercession daily both for myself and for several people I care about. For this reason, I was excited to read The King’s Prey, a fictional telling of her life story by Susan Peek. Very little is known about… Read more →