Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Fourteen of the best YA gothic novels

At the BN Teen blog Nicole Hill tagged fourteen top YA gothic novels, including:
Beware the Wild, by Natalie C. Parker

You should pick this one up primarily because of two words: haunted swamp. Nothing good happens in the swamp outside of Sticks, Louisiana. Sterling knows this, and after her brother, Phin, goes missing in its muddy depths, she may be the only one who can figure out what happened. Phin didn’t return, but a girl named Lenora May comes home in his place—and Sterling’s the only one who remembers she had a brother, not a sister. It’s a Southern twist on changeling mythology.
Read about the other entries on the list.

Beware the Wild is among Jennifer Mathieu's six best books for introverts and Dahlia Adler's five great southern gothic Young Adult novels.

The Page 69 Test: Beware the Wild.

My Book, The Movie: Beware the Wild.

--Marshal Zeringue