Stolen

Author(s): Lucy Christopher

Young Adult Fiction

An acclaimed Printz Honor Book and ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults selection. While on a layover at Bangkok Airport, 16-year-old Gemma, the unknowing object of a long obsession, is kidnapped by Ty and stolen away to the Australian Outback.


Product Information

A Michael L. Printz Honor Book ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults A 2011 USBBY Outstanding International Book "Complicated and beautiful -- this novel left me doubting my emotions and missing a place I'd never been." -- Maggie Stiefvater "All the tension of lightning, all the terror of thunder. A stunning, scary, and beautiful book."-- John Marsden
* "An emotionally raw thriller...a haunting account of captivity and the power of relationships." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Disturbing, heartbreaking, and beautiful all at once." -- School Library Journal
"A complex psychological study that is also a tribute to the hypnotic beauty of the Outback." -- Booklist
"Taut suspense and a riveting plot in a haunting setting." -- Kirkus
"Has a veracity and immediacy that rivets the reader to the page. Fascinating, disturbing..." -- Voice of Youth Advocates
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"Complicated and beautiful -- this novel left me doubting my emotions and missing a place I'd never been." -- Maggie Stiefvater
"All the tension of lightning, all the terror of thunder. A stunning, scary, and beautiful book." -- John Marsden
"A vivid new voice for teens." -- Melvin Burgess
TheDailyBeast.com, "10 Hot Young Adult titles" roundup, September 16, 2010
BCCB, review, June 2010
"[A]n interesting book for examining what obsessive Twilight-style approaches to love can mean in a real-life context...Readers who can't get enough of Cormier's classic After the First Death will find this induces both shivers and thought."
Booklist, review, March 15, 2010
"Christopher's first novel is a complex psychological study that is also a tribute to
the hypnotic beauty of the outback."
Kirkus, review, April 15, 2010
"From its compelling opening, the novel delivers taut suspense and a riveting plot in a haunting setting."

LUCY CHRISTOPHER'S novel STOLEN was named a Printz Honor Book by the ALA and received England's Branford Boase award and Australia's golden Inky for best debut. In a starred review, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY called it *"an emotionally raw thriller...a haunting account of captivity and the power of relationships."* She is also the author of FLYAWAY, a novel for younger readers. Lucy lives in Monmouth, Wales, where she is currently finishing her third book, THE KILLING WOODS, a psychological thriller for teens. Visit her website www.lucychristopher.com and follow her on Twitter @LucyCAuthor.

General Fields

  • : 9781908435750
  • : Chicken House, The
  • : Chicken House, The
  • : September 2013
  • : 197mm X 129mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : Fic
  • : From 12 To 16
  • : 320
  • : Lucy Christopher
  • : Paperback