Jessica Spotswood is the author of the fantasy trilogy The Cahill Witch Chronicles and the contemporary novels Wild Swans and The Last Summer of the Garrett Girls. She is the editor of the feminist anthologies A Tyranny of Petticoats and The Radical Element and co-editor of Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft. Jess lives in Washington, DC, where she works for the DC Public Library.

A Dozen of My Favorite YA Books

Fireby Kristin Cashore Chime by Franny Billingsley
The Dark Tide by Alicia Jasinska Code Name Verity by E. Wein
We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco The Devouring Grey by Christine Lynn Herman
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

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