Autumn 2010 Kids' Next List
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Calla is the alpha female of a shape-shifting wolf pack. She is destined to marry Ren Laroche, the pack's alpha male. Together, they would rule their pack together, guarding sacred sites for the Keepers. But then, Calla saves a beautiful human boy, who captures her heart. Calla begins to question everything - her fate, her existence, and her world and the orders the Keepers have asked her to follow. She will have to make a choice. But will she follow her heart if it means losing everything, including her own life?
Calla's story continues in WOLFSBANE.
*formerly published under Andrea Cremer*
Praise For Nightshade: Book 1…
“Yet another young adult novel filled with supernatural beasties, but this teen wolf tale is actually good and will keep you reading intently.”—ENTERTAINMENTWEEKLY.COM
“An imaginative . . . paranormal-suspense story. The book’s underlying themes of individualism and freedom . . . lift it to a higher level.”—KIRKUS REVIEWS
“There’s enough action to engage any reluctant reader . . .will no doubt have teens debating the relative merits of werewolves versus vampires.” —BOOKLIST
“Clever young adult saga that leaves readers on the edge of their seats.”—ASSOCIATED PRESS
“Nightshade is historical fiction—with a modern pop culture twist . . .a book for well-read hopeless romantics who like their heroines conflicted, their love interests smoldering, and their passions triangulated and torrid, yet unfulfilled.” —LOS ANGELES TIMES
“Sexy and thrilling.” —BECCA FITZPATRICK, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF HUSH, HUSH
“Nightshade is a glittering, dark gem.”—CYNTHIA LEITICH SMITH, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ETERNAL
Speak, 9780142419809, 496pp.
Publication Date: June 14, 2011
About the Author
Andrea Robertson is the internationally bestselling author of the Nightshade series and of Invisibility, which she co-wrote with David Levithan. She is also the author of the Inventor’s Secret trilogy and Forged in Fire and Stars. Originally from Minnesota, she now lives in California.
Visit Andrea online at ANDREAROBERTSONBOOKS.COM and on Twitter @DANDELIONINK