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Tess Sharpe


Tess Sharpe

Born in a mountain cabin to a punk rocker mother, Tess Sharpe grew up in rural Northern California. She lives deep in the backwoods with a lot of dogs and a growing colony of slightly feral cats. She is the author of the critically acclaimed YA novel FAR FROM YOU and the co-editor of TOIL & TROUBLE, a feminist YA anthology. BARBED WIRE HEART is her debut novel for adults.

Photo Credit: Rowan Price

Books by Tess Sharpe

by Tess Sharpe and Jessica Spotswood - Anthology, Fantasy, Young Adult 12+
TOIL & TROUBLE features fifteen stories of girls embracing witchcraft. A young witch uses social media to connect with her astrology clients, and with a NASA-loving girl as cute as she is skeptical. A priestess of death investigates a ritualized murder. A bruja who cures lovesickness might need the remedy herself when she falls in love with an altar boy. A theater production is turned upside down by a visiting churel. A water witch uses her magic to survive the soldiers who have invaded her desert oasis. A group of girls accused of witchcraft must find their collective power in order to destroy their captors.
by Tess Sharpe - Adventure, Animals , Fiction, Futuristic, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

The year is 2004, and Claire has been given the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to intern at the Jurassic World theme park less than a year before it opens to the public. She is laser-focused, with her sights set on bettering the lives of all animals worldwide. But life at the park isn't all test-driving gyrospheres and falling head over heels for a fellow student named Justin...though she does that too. Rumors and suspicions flood the island, and Claire is determined to unravel the truth.