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Libba Bray

Biography

Libba Bray

Libba Bray is the author of the New York Times bestseller BEAUTY QUEENS, the 2010 Printz Award-winning GOING BOVINE, and the acclaimed Gemma Doyle trilogy. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Libba Bray

Books by Libba Bray

by Libba Bray - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Magic, Romance, Young Adult 14+
After battling a supernatural sleeping sickness that early claimed two of their own, the Diviners have had enough of lies. They're more determined than ever to uncover the mystery behind their extraordinary powers, even as they face off against an all-new terror. Out on Ward's Island, far from the city's bustle, sits a mental hospital haunted by the lost souls of people long forgotten --- ghosts who have unusual and dangerous ties to the man in the stovepipe hat, also known as the King of Crows. 
written by Libba Bray, read by January LaVoy - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City --- and she is pos-i-toot-ly thrilled. New York is the city of speakeasies, shopping and movie palaces! Soon enough, Evie is running with glamorous Ziegfield girls and rakish pickpockets.

by Libba Bray - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City --- and she is pos-i-toot-ly thrilled. New York is the city of speakeasies, shopping and movie palaces! Soon enough, Evie is running with glamorous Ziegfield girls and rakish pickpockets.

by Libba Bray - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

You’ve seen “Lost,” you’ve read LORD OF THE FLIES, you’ve at least heard of “Gilligan’s Island.” And there may be a ton of other plane-crashed-on-a-desert-island books and movies with their stock characters --- a doctor, maybe, and a girly girl who can’t handle being shipwrecked. But you’ve never read BEAUTY QUEENS, and now you must.

by Libba Bray - Fiction

It has been a year of change since Gemma Doyle arrived at the foreboding Spence Academy. Her mother murdered and her father a laudanum addict, Gemma has relied on an unsuspected strength and has discovered an ability to travel to an enchanted world called the realms, where dark magic runs wild. Despite certain peril, Gemma has bound the magic to herself and forged unlikely new alliances. Now, as Gemma approaches her London debut, the time has come to test these bonds.

by Libba Bray - Fiction, Literary, Suspense

In this sequel to A GREAT AND TERRIBLE BEAUTY, Gemma Doyle must save the Realms by binding the magic before the wrong people gain control of it. Once again, she faces danger and mystery while learning about love, trust, and the perils of Victorian London's high society.

by Libba Bray - Fiction, Literary, Suspense

It's 1895, and 16-year-old Gemma Doyle is sent from her home in India to an English boarding school, where she is lonely, guilt-ridden, and prone to visions of the future. To make things worse, she's been followed by a mysterious young Indian man. But why? What is her destiny? And what will her entanglement with Spence's most powerful girls --- and their foray into the spiritual world --- lead to?