Authors John Grisham, Kathy Reichs and Candace Bushnell Writing for Teen Readers
If you’re a successful adult writer with a child that dislikes reading, you join the recent trend of popular novelists writing books for teen readers. John Grisham, Kathy Reichs and Candace Bushnell have moved into this new market. These page turners expose teens to good writing and will appeal to adult fans as well.
The following titles are available in the NHTI Library:
Grisham, John. Theodore Boone, Kid Lawyer. PZ7.G88788 T436 2010
Grisham brings high intensity drama for a new generation of readers by introducing Theodore Boone who dreams of being a great trial lawyer. The only child of two lawyers, Theo gets his chance when he is pulled into the middle of a sensational murder trial. Only Boone knows the truth as a cold-blooded killer is about to be set free.
Grisham, John. Theodore Boone: the Abduction. PZ7 .G8878 T43 2011
Theodore’s best friend, April, disappears in the middle of the night and the police are hitting dead ends in the investigation. Her parents have split up and April is the only child left at home. It’s up to Theo and his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase the truth and save April.
Reichs, Kathy. Virals. PS3568 .E476345 V57 2011
The author of the Temperance Brennan series and the inspiration for TV’s series Bones, has created a new series featuring Tempe’s niece Tory Brennan. Adventure is in Tory’s blood and after moving to Morris Island, South Carolina, she meets a group of kids know as the “Sci-Phile” science geeks who enjoy exploring the backwoods of the island. They end up rescuing a wolf dog pup from a top-secret lab and they are exposed to a rare virus. With heightened senses and quick reflexes they have to solve a cold case murder that’s become very hot.
Bushnell, Candace. Summer and the City: a Carrie Diaries Novel. PS3552 .U8229 S86 2011
This story in the Carrie Diaries series reveals how Carrie Bradshaw met Samantha and Miranda and how a small-town girl turns into one of New York City’s most unforgettable icons.