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March BOOKMOBILE Book of the Month: The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Happy March! Is spring arriving in your neck of the woods, or is winter holding on for dear life? We hope you see beautiful blooms soon and, in the mean time, join us for a sizzling gothic retelling with this month's BOOKMOBILE selection: Megan Shepherd's THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER.

To participate, buy a copy or borrow a copy from the library/a friend/etc, then return on Tuesday, March 26th at 6pm PST/9pm EST for a live chat with Megan, here on YA Highway. Happy Reading!

In the darkest places, even love is deadly. 
Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about her father's gruesome experiments. But when she learns he is alive and continuing his work on a remote tropical island, she is determined to find out if the accusations are true. 
Inspired by H. G. Wells's classic The Island of Dr. Moreau, The Madman's Daughter is a dark and breathless Gothic thriller about the secrets we'll do anything to know and the truths we'll go to any lengths to protect.

Kristin Halbrook

Kristin Halbrook is the author of the critically-acclaimed young adult novels Nobody But Us (HarperTeen, 2013) and Every Last Promise (HarperTeen, 2015). She likes many things.

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  1. I'll have to try and see if I can get a hold of a copy of this! Also, the winter hasn't given up here yet!

  2. I just read this book earlier this week. I LOOOVE it. It's such an interesting gothic thriller -- I cannot wait until the next book!


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