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Heather Demetrios


Heather Demetrios

Heather Demetrios, originally from Los Angeles, now lives in Brooklyn and various imaginary locales. She is the recipient of a PEN New England Discovery Award for her debut YA novel about reality TV "stardom," SOMETHING REAL (Macmillan/Henry Holt), and is the author of the upcoming EXQUISITE CAPTIVE, a smoldering fantasy about jinn in Los Angeles (#1 in the DARK CARAVAN fantasy trilogy from HarperCollins/Balzer+Bray), both out in 2014. She is currently working on her second novel for Macmillan, a love story about a young combat veteran and a girl trapped in their small town, both struggling to escape the war at home. When she's not hanging out with her characters, Heather is working on her MFA in writing for children and young adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Heather Demetrios

Books by Heather Demetrios

by Heather Demetrios - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Mental Health, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

Grace wants out. Out of her house, where her stepfather wields fear like a weapon and her mother makes her scrub imaginary dirt off the floors. Out of her California town, too small to contain her big city dreams. Out of her life, and into the role of Parisian artist, New York director --- anything but scared and alone. Enter Gavin: charming, talented, adored. Controlling. Dangerous. When Grace and Gavin fall in love, Grace is sure it's too good to be true. She has no idea their relationship will become a prison she's unable to escape.

by Heather Demetrios - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Seventeen-year-old Bonnie™ Baker grew up on TV --- she and her twelve siblings were the stars of hit reality show Baker’s Dozen. Since the show's cancellation, Bonnie™ has built a normal life, with real friends (and maybe even a real boyfriend). But the show is going back on the air. Bonnie™ needs to do something drastic if her life is ever going to be her own --- even if it means being more exposed than before.