Friday, October 21, 2016

Six YA novels featuring teens with strange abilities

Parker Peevyhouse is the author of the acclaimed debut novel Where Futures End. One of her six favorite YAs centering on teens with unusual abilities, as shared at the BN Teen blog:
The Ghosts of Heaven, by Marcus Sedgwick

The young prehistoric girl at the center of the first story in this four-part book discovers a powerful ability previously unknown in her time: she writes. Undertaking this skill leads to an encounter with a mysterious spiral that links the girl to gifted individuals from other time periods: a persecuted young witch, a madman with terrifying visions, and an astronaut lost in time. But are these characters truly gifted, or is the world we live in simply stranger than we know?
Read about the other books on the list.

The Page 69 Test: The Ghosts of Heaven.

--Marshal Zeringue