Category Archives: Alumni Authors

Saga of the Redeemed continues

Archcriminal Tyvian Reldamar has returned in Dead but Once (Harper Voyager, 2018), Book III of the Saga of the Redeemed series by Boston College graduate Auston Habershaw. The series (Book I: The Oldest Trick and Book II: No Good Deed) follows … Continue reading

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Rescue and Jessica

In their new children’s picture book, Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship (Candlewick, 2018), authors Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes (a Boston College alumnus) share an inspiring story of a girl and her service dog. Rescue thought he’d grow up … Continue reading

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New book from Erin Dionne

Hester Greene, an 8th grader and budding filmmaker, stars in the new middle-grade novel by Boston College alumna Erin Dionne. In Lights, Camera, Disaster (Levine/Scholastic, 2018), readers meet Hess, whose executive function disorder (think extreme ADHD plus anxiety) makes life hard. But … Continue reading

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My Old Faithful

Through 10 interconnected short stories, which take place in China and the United States over a 30-year period, Boston College alumna Yang Huang introduces readers to a close-knit Chinese family. Her new book, My Old Faithful (University of Massachusetts Press, 2018), … Continue reading

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Love and marriage in today’s India

In India today, tradition is colliding with Western culture, creating an uneasy fusion whose impact is most evident in the institution of marriage. In her new book, The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai (Harper, 2018), journalist … Continue reading

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No more mean girls

Today’s generation of girls is becoming caught up in social hierarchies much earlier than previous generations and, thanks to social media and the “like” button, the pursuit of popularity is more public and insatiable than ever before. Boston College alumna … Continue reading

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More from the Outcasts

Whispers of Spring, the third installment in Chuck Abdella‘s Outcasts fantasy book series, has been published. The series continues to follow the story of Octavia, Alexia, Quintus, Hector and friends. As the adventure continues, some secrets will be revealed, and others will … Continue reading

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