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Gwenda Bond

Biography

Gwenda Bond

Gwenda Bond is an author of the young adult books GIRL ON A WIRE, THE WOKEN GODS, and BLACKWOOD. She has also written for Publishers Weekly, Locus and The Los Angeles Times, among others, and has been a guest on NPR's "Weekend Edition". She has an MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts' program in writing for children and young adults. Gwenda lives in a hundred-year-old house in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband, author Christopher Rowe, and their menagerie.

Books by Gwenda Bond

by Gwenda Bond - Fiction, Mystery, Paranormal, Paranormal Mystery, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Young Adult 12+

When 114 people suddenly disappear from Roanoke Island in present day, it seems history is repeating itself and an unlikely pair of seventeen-year-olds might be the only hope of bringing the missing back. Miranda Blackwood, a member of one of island's most infamous families, and Grant Rawling, the sherrif's son, find themselves at the center of the mystery. As the unlikely pair works to uncover the secrets of the new Lost Colony, they must dodge everyone from the authorities to long-dead alchemists as they race against time to save everyone before they too are gone for good.

by Gwenda Bond - Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

For the first time, Lois Lane has almost everything she wants. Non-temporary home? Check. Dream job? Double check. Incredible BFFs? The absolute best. And now, her online crush, SmallvilleGuy, is coming to Metropolis. If all goes well, they’ll turn their long-distance friendship into a some-kind-of-fairy-tale romance. But when does all ever go well? Before she can check boyfriend off her list, Lois must take down a mad scientist plus a trio of mutant teens, protect the elusive flying man from the feds (including her dad) and navigate her very first date with SmallvilleGuy.

by Gwenda Bond - Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Eighteen-year-old Moira Mitchell grew up in the shadows of Vegas’s stage lights while her father’s career as a magician soared. More than anything, Moira wants to be a magician too, but her father is dead set against her pursuing magic. When an invitation to join the Cirque American mistakenly falls into Moira’s possession, she takes action. Instead of giving the highly coveted invitation to its intended recipient, Moira takes off to join the Cirque. But when Moira arrives, things take on an intensity she can’t control as her stage magic suddenly feels like…real magic.

by Gwenda Bond - Comic Books, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Lois Lane has settled in to her new school. She has friends, for maybe the first time in her life. She has a job that challenges her. And her friendship is growing with SmallvilleGuy, her online maybe-more-than-a-friend. But when her friend Maddy's twin collapses in a part of town she never should've been in, Lois finds herself embroiled in a dangerous mystery that brings her closer to the dirty underbelly of Metropolis.

by Gwenda Bond - Adventure, Fiction, Superhero , Young Adult 13+, Youth Fiction

Lois Lane is starting a new life in Metropolis. An Army brat, Lois has lived all over --- and seen all kinds of things. But now her family is putting down roots in the big city, and Lois is determined to fit in. Stay quiet. Fly straight. As soon as she steps into her new high school, though, she can see it won't be that easy. Thank goodness for her maybe-more-than-a friend, a guy she knows only by his screenname, SmallvilleGuy...

by Gwenda Bond - Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Sixteen-year-old Jules Maroni’s dream is to follow in her father’s footsteps as a high-wire walker. When her family is offered a prestigious role in the new Cirque American, it seems that Jules and the Amazing Maronis will finally get the spotlight they deserve. But the presence of the Flying Garcias may derail her plans. For decades, the two rival families have avoided each other as sworn enemies.