Adele Griffin

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Adele Griffin (b. July 29, 1970) is the critically acclaimed author of numerous novels for young adults, including the Vampire Island and Witch Twins series. Her novels Sons of Liberty and Where I Want to Be were both National Book Award Finalists.

Most Recent Projects[edit]

Alex has it all—brains, beauty, popularity, and a dangerously hot boyfriend. Her little sister Thea wants it all, and she's stepped up her game to get it. Even if it means spinning the truth to win the attention she deserves. Even if it means uncovering a shocking secret her older sister never wanted to share. Even if it means crying wolf. Told in the alternating voices of Alex and Thea, Adele Griffin's new novel, All You Never Wanted, is the story of a sibling rivalry on speed.

Tighter - a retelling of Henry James' classic, Turn of the Screw - is the story of a young girl struggling to understand the truth. When 17-year-old Jamie arrives on the idyllic New England island of Little Bly to work as a summer au pair, she is stunned to learn of the horror that precedes her. As the secrets of the house wrap tighter and tighter around her, Jamie must navigate the increasingly blurred divide between the worlds of the living and the dead.

Prizes & Honors[edit]

  • 2005 Where I Want to Be: National Book Award finalist, Kirkus Best Book, ALA Best Book
  • 2002 Amandine: Publishers Weekly Best Book, ALA Best Book
  • 2001 Hannah Divided: Booklist Editor’s Choice
  • 1998 The Other Shepards: SLJ Best Book, ALA Notable Book and ALA Best Book, Publishers Weekly Best Book
  • 1997 Sons of Liberty: National Book Award Finalist, ALA Best Book

Previous Titles[edit]

  • Tighter (2011)
  • The Julian Game (2010)
  • Picture the Dead (2010)
  • V Is for Vampire (2009)
  • The Knaveheart’s Curse (2008)
  • Vampire Island (2007)
  • My Almost Epic Summer (2006)
  • Where I Want to Be (2005)
  • Overnight (2004)
  • Hannah, Divided (2003)
  • Dive (2002)
  • Amandine (2000)
  • Witch Twins series (1999-2001)
  • The Other Shepards (1998)
  • Sons of Liberty (1997)
  • Split Just Right (1996)
  • Rainy Season (1996)


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