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Mary G. Thompson

Biography

Mary G. Thompson

Mary G. Thompson was raised in Cottage Grove and Eugene, Oregon. She was a practicing attorney for more than 7 years, including almost 5 years in the U.S. Navy. She graduated from The New School's Writing for Children program in 2012 and is now a librarian in Washington, DC.

Mary G. Thompson

Books by Mary G. Thompson

by Mary G. Thompson - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

When sixteen-year-old Amy returns home, she can't tell her family what’s happened to her. She can’t tell them where she’s been since she and her best friend, her cousin Dee, were kidnapped six years ago --- who stole them from their families or what’s become of Dee. Amy tries to readjust to life at “home,” but nothing she does feels right. Amy soon realizes that keeping secrets won’t change what's happened, and they may end up hurting those she loves the most. She has to go back in order to move forward, risking everything along the way. 

by Mary G. Thompson - Coming of Age, Family, Young Adult 12+

The mixed-race heroine Myra is a Flickerkin and can flicker (become invisible) at will. She hasn’t cultivated or revealed this ability, since Flickerkin are persecuted as potential criminals and spies. When invisible people become tricksters and then murderers, Myra’s Flickerkin heritage becomes a deadly secret, putting her relationship with the leader’s son --- and her own life --- in jeopardy.