Kirsten Hubbard is the author of middle grade novel Watch the Sky and two YA novels from Delacorte, Wanderlove and Like Mandarin. She also co-founded the popular blog YA Highway (www.yahighway.com) and she holds a BA in writing from UCSD. Kirsten lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit her online at www.kirstenhubbard.com or on Twitter @KirstenHubbard.
* "Strong characters drive the carefully crafted novel. . . Hubbard's sparse, elegant prose captures the rural landscape's desolate beauty as well as its dangers and palpably expresses the family's escalating tensions. . . [An] atmospheric, ultimately hopeful novel."—School Library Journal, starred review
"Hubbard writes fluently and accessibly. . . An absorbing tale."—Bulletin of the Center for Children?s Books
"Haunting, tense, and moving. . . Caleb's efforts to safeguard himself and his family will stay with readers."—Publishers Weekly
"Hubbard gets Jory's emotions just right. . . The pacing moves smoothly, balancing the everyday with the impending Crisis, and the ending ties up every loose thread. An excellent choice for discussion."—Booklist
"The conclusion is a satisfying one. . . Timely."—VOYA