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Amy Giles

Biography

Amy Giles

Amy Giles is a copywriter and has written everything from cereal commercials to animated webisodes to commercial fishing catalogs. Her true love is writing for and about teens. She lives on an Island that is Long with her husband, her two daughters, and their rescue dog.

Amy Giles

Books by Amy Giles

by Amy Giles - Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Family, Fiction, Friendship, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

The year since a mass shooting shook their Queens neighborhood has played out differently for Jess and Lucas, both of whom were affected by that night in eerily similar and deeply personal ways. As Jess struggles to take care of her depressed mother and Lucas takes up boxing under the ever-watchful eye of his overprotective parents, their paths converge. They slowly become friends and then something more, learning to heal and move forward together.

by Amy Giles - Contemporary Fiction, Family, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

The McCauleys look perfect on the outside. But nothing is ever as it seems, and this family is hiding a dark secret. Hadley McCauley will do anything to keep her sister safe from their father. But when Hadley’s forbidden relationship with Charlie Simmons deepens, the violence at home escalates, culminating in an explosive accident that will leave everyone changed. When Hadley attempts to take her own life at the hospital post-accident, her friends, doctors, family and the investigator on the case want to know why. Only Hadley knows what really happened that day, and she’s not talking.