Jessica Spotswood is the author of the historical 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: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers, & Other Badass Girls and The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes, & Other Dauntless Girls and co-editor of Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft. Jess lives in Washington, DC, where she works for the DC Public Library as a children’s library associate. She is a feminist, a Hufflepuff, and an INFJ.

A Dozen of My Favorite YA Books

Fire by Kristin Cashore Chime by Franny Billingsley
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan All the Rage by Courtney Summers
We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkowski An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart The Devouring Grey by Christine Lynn Herman
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
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A few things I


the TV show THE 100


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Earl Grey tea