From the acclaimed author of Vessel and Ice, comes a mind-bending, haunting thriller that illustrates that who we are born does not dictate who we choose to become.
SARAH BETH DURST is the author of the young adult novels Vessel, Drink Slay Love, Enchanted Ivy, and Ice, as well as the middle grade novels Into the Wild and Out of the Wild. She has been a finalist for SFWA's Andre Norton Award three times, for Vessel, Ice, and Into the Wild. Sarah lives with her husband and children in Stony Brook, New York. Visit her at SarahBethDurst.com.
With strong folklore elements, a striking setting, and thoroughly imagined characters, Durst has woven a story that does not shy from the bawdy, violent, or pragmatic realities of life. Publishers Weekly for VESSEL A fast-paced, thrilling adventure...the highly descriptive writing forms intense visuals for the reader so that characters, animals, and locations feel rich and realistic. VOYA for VESSEL Combining a sense of humor with dark appeal of supernatural romance, this book is funny, scary and thought provoking all at once...Even jaded fans of the supernatural find fun in this one. Kirkus Reviews for DRINK, SLAY, LOVE Twisty, absorbing and satisfying Publishers Weekly for ICE A unique and cleverly spun romance...with a splendidly courageous and smart heroine. Durst flawlessly weaves together romance, adventure, and a modern sensibility to create a highly inventive and suspenseful story of a girl on the cusp of adulthood. Readers will take Cassie and Bear to their hearts. School Library Journal for ICE A fresh, modern, and humorous twist on the vampire novel... Durst's snappy dialogue and vivid prose are entertaining and the straightforward plot moves at a good clip, scattering enough clues to heighten anticipation without spoiling the fun. Publishers Weekly for DRINK, SLAY, LOVE