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Wisdom’s Kiss >>


A princess, a kitchen maid, a soldier . . . and an unforgettable cast of oddballs and miscreants in this hilarious and exceptional romantic adventure.


“A joyful, timeless fantasy.”

Booklist (starred review)

Dairy Queen  >>


Tongue-tied D.J. Schwenk decides to break out — in more ways than one — and stuns the town of Red Bend, Wisconsin.


"A painfully funny novel."

Kirkus (starred review)

Princess Ben >>


Benevolence of Montagne is plump, stubborn, and heir to the throne – unless the current queen kills her first. Locked in the castle’s highest tower, Ben makes a discovery that will change her life, and her kingdom.


“A rip-roaring yarn.”

Booklist (starred review)

The Off Season >>


D.J.’s season couldn’t be better . . . until everything begins to go horribly wrong, and she discovers she’s stronger than she ever thought.


★ “Readers will root for her at every tragicomic turn.”

School Library Journal (starred review)

Front and Center >>


Back in school, D.J. is delighted to fade into the background — but her coach and a certain karaoke-singing junior have other plans.


“5 stars.”

- teensreadtoo.com

Domesticating Drink: Women, Men and Alcohol in Prohibition America >>


And now for something completely different . . . It’s not fiction and it’s not YA, but Domesticating Drink relates the fascinating history of Prohibition, and the critical role of women — both activists and everyday souls — in the passage and ultimate defeat of this constitutional amendment.


One of The Five Best Books on Alcohol

Wall Street Journal

Bookshelf

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The Dairy Queen Trilogy

Heaven is Paved with Oreos >>


Sarah Zorn is better with numbers than with people. Numbers are so rational — unlike her batty grandmother, who keeps powerful secrets, or her fake-boyfriend Curtis Schwenk, who doesn’t even seem to like her. But not-liking was what she wanted . . . isn’t it?


“A love letter to growing up, to Rome, and to family. I adored reading it.”

– Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray Love