Christina Hoag won a prize for writing interesting stories when she was six years old and that’s what she’s been doing ever since as a newspaper journalist and novelist. She is the co-author of “Peace in the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence,” a groundbreaking book on gang intervention (Turner Publishing, 2014). “Girl On The Brink” is her first novel for young adults. Her debut adult novel, “Skin of Tattoos,” a literary gang thriller, is forthcoming from Martin Brown Publishing in 2016. A native of New Zealand, she has lived and travelled around the world. She currently resides in Los Angeles.
No matter the day, the age, the realm… even a kick ass girl loves an excuse to get dressed up and dance her heart out.
From contemporary to paranormal, get ready to read six tales of proms and balls. These girls are looking for a fun night out, but teen drama, demons, and even pirates put a kink in their plans!
From fantasy and steampunk, to mystery and thriller, to contemporary social issue and romance, the authors in this book have all written novels that feature strong girls as protagonists.
Don’t be afraid to be a kick ass girl. Read on!
The summer before senior year, 17-year-old Chloe starts an internship as a reporter at a local newspaper. While on assignment, she meets Kieran, a quirky aspiring actor. Chloe becomes smitten with Kieran’s charisma and his ability to soothe her soul, torn over her parents’ impending divorce. But as their bond deepens, Kieran becomes smothering and flies into terrifying rages.