Jessica McHugh

Biography

Jessica McHugh is an author of speculative fiction that spans genres, from horror and alternate history, to epic fantasy and young adult. A member of the Horror Writers Association and a 2013 Pulp Ark nominee, she has devoted herself to novels, short stories, poetry, and playwriting. Jessica has had thirteen books published in five years, including the bestselling "Rabbits in the Garden," "The Sky: The World" and the gritty coming-of-age thriller, "PINS."

Next up on her publishing schedule are the first 3 books in the edgy "Darla Decker" Young Adult series, coming from Evolved Publishing in 2014.

Where to find Jessica McHugh online


Where to buy in print


Series

Books

Darla Decker Breaks the Case
Series: Darla Decker Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Three best friends, thirty-two cats, one amazing mystery—I just hope I don’t cause too much trouble before 9th grade. ~ A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, "Darla Decker Breaks the Case" continues the journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes. [Young Adult, Coming of Age, Teenage Girls]
Darla Decker Plays It Straight
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
This year, the secrets are coming out. Ooh, 8th grade is gonna be so juicy! ~ A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, "Darla Decker Plays It Straight" continues the journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes. [Young Adult, Coming of Age, Teenage Girls]
Darla Decker Shakes the State
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Cigarettes, shoplifting, and show choir.... I’m sure it will be a doozy of a 7th grade! ~ A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, "Darla Decker Shakes the State" continues the journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes. [Young Adult, Coming of Age, Teenage Girls]
Darla Decker Takes the Cake
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Being a teenager is complicated when you’re only eleven, but I am soooooooo ready for the challenge. ~ A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, "Darla Decker Takes the Cake" continues the journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes. [Young Adult, Coming of Age, Teenage Girls]
Darla Decker Hates to Wait
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Patience is for people without worlds to conquer. I’m practically a teen, and I have ZERO patience. ~ A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood, "Darla Decker Hates to Wait" begins a journey of love, loss, and the nitty-gritty of growing up through Darla Decker’s eyes. [Young Adult, Coming of Age, Teenage Girls]

Jessica McHugh's tag cloud

adolescence    coming of age    edgy    girls    self esteem    teen    teen and young adult    ya    young adult