Wicked South: Secrets and Lies: Stories for Young Adults


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$14.99  $13.79
Blue Crow Books
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5.24 X 7.99 X 0.57 inches | 0.64 pounds

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About the Author

EMILY COLIN is author of the New York Times bestseller The Memory Thief (Ballantine 2012) and The Dream Keeper's Daughter (Ballantine 2017). She is the 2017 recipient of the North Carolina Sorosis Award for Excellence in Creative Writing and the 2018 recipient of the North Carolina Greater Foundation of Women's Clubs Lucy Bramlett Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing. Originally from Brooklyn, she lives in Wilmington, NC, with her family.
Katie Rose Guest Pryal, J.D., Ph.D., is an IPPY-award-winning author, keynote speaker, and professor of law and creative writing. She is the author of the bestselling Life of the Mind Interrupted: Essays on Mental Health and Disability in Higher Education (2017); the Foreword INDIE Gold winner The Freelance Academic: Transform Your Creative Life and Career (2019); and the IPPY Gold winner Even If You're Broken: Essays on Sexual Assault and #MeToo (2019). She's also the author of the Hollywood Lights series, which includes Entanglement (2015), Chasing Chaos (2016), Fallout Girl (2018), and Take Your Charming Somewhere Else (2021). As a professor, she is the author of many academic books on law and writing. She writes often about her subjects of expertise for national magazines, including Catapult, The Toast, Women in Higher Education, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quartz, The Establishment, and many more. She speaks frequently about mental health and disability, writing and publishing, gender issues, and higher education. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.


"Menacing fairy folk and locker room monsters. Forbidden love and time-traveling adventures. The nine twisty tales in Wicked South: Secrets and Lies take readers to atmospheric corners of the American South (and beyond) filled with heartfelt characters and alluring mysteries." -John Claude Bemis, award-winning author of THE WOODEN PRINCE and The Clockwork Dark Trilogy

"A collection blazing with seduction, trickery, conflict, and grief, Wicked South: Secrets and Lies is a saga of bitter deceits and breathtaking victories." --Heather Ezell, author of NOTHING LEFT TO BURN

"A captivating collection of unique and eclectic stories--poignant, twisted, adventurous, and everything in between. Tales of love, obsession, magic, and more, all with a secret simmering beneath." --Mary Fan, award-winning author of STARSWEPT and editor of the Brave New Girls anthology series

"A juicy, engrossing, and always surprising read for anyone who loves that deliciously wicked feeling of being in on a secret no one else knows. Story after story, this anthology sucks you in and keeps you reading!" -Kelly Harms, author of THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS OF SHIPWRECK LANE