Need

By Carrie Jones
(Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Paperback, 9781599904535, 336pp.)

Publication Date: December 8, 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Winter 2009 Kids' List
“Transplanted to Maine after her father's death, Zara finds herself tangled up with an attractively dangerous pixie boy, a pack of were-creatures, and the risk of eternal imprisonment. It's a page-turning story with real heft as Zara mourns, adapts to her new school, and navigates her fate.”
-- Mark David Bradshaw, Watermark Books, Wichita, KS


Description

Zara collects phobias the way other girls collect Facebook friends. Little wonder, since life’s been pretty rough so far. Her father left, her stepfather just died, and her mother’s pretty much checked out. Now Zara’s living with her grandmother in sleepy, cold Maine so that she stays “safe.” Zara doesn’t think she’s in danger; she thinks her mother can’t deal.

Wrong. Turns out that guy she sees everywhere, the one leaving trails of gold glitter, isn’t a figment of her imagination. He’s a pixie—and not the cute, lovable kind with wings. He’s the kind who has dreadful, uncontrollable needs. And he’s trailing Zara.

With suspense, romance, and paranormal themes, this exciting breakout novel has readers rapidly turning the pages.




About the Author

Carrie Jones occasionally wears mismatched socks, always loves Great Pyrenees dogs, and never drinks coffee. She also loves Skinny Cow fudgsicles and potatoes, and is the award-winning author of Girl, Hero; Love (and Other Uses for Duct Tape); Tips on Having a Gay (Ex)-Boyfriend; and Need. Carrie grew up in Bedford, NH where she once had a séance with uber-comedian Sarah Silverman. She now lives in Ellsworth, Maine.

www.needpixies.com

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