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Gina Damico

Biography

Gina Damico

Gina Damico is the author of the young adult novels CROAK, SCORCH and ROGUE. She received a degree in theater and sociology from Boston College, where she was active with the Committee for Creative Enactments, a murder mystery improv comedy troupe, which may or may not have sparked an interest in wildly improbable bloodshed. She has since worked as a tour guide, transcriptionist, theater house manager, scenic artist, movie extra, office troll, retail monkey, yarn hawker and breadmonger. She lives outside of Boston with her husband, two cats, one dog and a closet full of black hoodies.

Gina Damico

Books by Gina Damico

by Gina Damico - Comedy, Fiction, Friendship, Futuristic, Humor, Performing Arts, Satire, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Cram ten hormonal teens into a spaceship and blast off: that’s the premise for the ill-conceived reality show Waste of Space. The kids who are cast know everything about drama --- and nothing about the fact that the production is fake. And it’s a hit! Millions of viewers are transfixed. But then, suddenly, all communication is severed. Trapped and paranoid, the kids must figure out what to do when this reality show loses its grip on reality. 

by Gina Damico - Humor, Paranormal, Paranormal Mystery, Supernatural
Paraffin, Vermont, is home to the Grosholtz Candle Factory. There, seventeen-year-old Poppy finds something dark and unsettling: a room filled with dozens of startlingly lifelike wax sculptures. Later, she’s shocked when one of the figures --- a teenage boy who doesn’t seem to know what he is --- jumps naked and screaming out of the trunk of her car. Poppy wants to return him to the factory, but before she can, a fire destroys the mysterious workshop. With the help of the wax boy, who answers to the name Dud, Poppy tries to find out who was behind the fire. Along the way, she discovers that some of the townspeople are starting to look a little...waxy. Can they extinguish the evil plot? 
by Gina Damico - Fantasy, Fiction, Gothic, Paranormal, Supernatural, Supernatural Fiction, Suspense, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

There was a time when geeky, squeaky-clean Max would never lie or steal or even think about murder. Then he accidentally unearths a devil, and Max’s choices are no longer his own. The big red guy has a penchant for couch surfing and junk food --- and you should never underestimate evil on a sugar high. With the help of Lore, a former goth girl, Max is racing against the clock to get rid of the houseguest from hell before time runs out.

by Gina Damico - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Lex, a teenage Grim Reaper, has the power to Damn souls, and it’s getting out of control. She’s a fugitive, on the run from the maniacal new mayor of Croak and the townspeople who want to see her pay the price for her misdeeds. Uncle Mort rounds up the Junior Grims to flee Croak once again, but this time they’re joined by Grotton, the most powerful Grim of all time. Their new mission is clear: Fix his mistakes, or the Afterlife will cease to exist, along with all the souls in it.