CHARLIE WILL BE WRITER IN RESIDENCE AT FAIRHOPE ALABAMA FROM JANUARY THROUGH MARCH 2014.
DEAD GIRL MOON
Goodreads reviewer states, "Price's dark new novel starts off with a shocking bang and never stops. Booklist October 2012 -- " riveting page-turner that will enthrall murder mystery buffs, romantics, jocks, and realistic fiction fans alike."
Publsiher's Weekly 09/24/2012 -- "...visceral, unsentimental realism..."
DESERT ANGEL--- Published by FSG-Macmillan in USA. Random House in Great Britain Thierry Magnier in France *Makes 2012 Best Book Young Adult List and nominee for teen choice award. *Makes shortlist for "Simply Book" category in England's Coventry awards.
*International Reading Association includes in August "BOOKS THAT MAKE US LINGER" article.
DESERT ANGEL Book receives starred review from KIRKUS. Publisher's Weekly calls it a gripping visceral thriller.
INTERRROGATION OF GABRIEL JAMES
WINS Edgar Award 2011 Best Young Adult Mystery
April 28, 2011, New York City, Grand Hyatt Hotel
Charlie Price surprised and delighted!
Acceptance speech on you-tube.
**September 30, 2012 Contribute story "Jack ... ... R.I.P." to Kelly Milner Halls' Jack the Ripper YA Anthology
**October 2012 New Novel DEAD GIRL MOON --- becomes available
**November 16-19, 2012 National Council Teachers of English & ALA Conference Los Vegas, Nevada "IGNITING YOUR STUDENTS' WRITING THROUGH MYSTERIES"
**December 1 - 4, 2012 Executive Coach IREM: Transformational Leadership Training Chicago, Illinois
Charlie's debut novel, DEAD CONNECTION, has been bought including translation rights by Random House, UK, for world-wide distribution. Random House changed the name to HEAR THE DEAD CRY. In the same deal they purchased Charlie's fourth book, DESERT ANGEL.
Charlie's third novel, THE INTERROGATION OF GABRIEL JAMES, edited by Wes Adams, and was released August 17th by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. This novel already has excellent reviews from Booklist, Kirkus, and Publisher's Weekly! For a look at his new Macmillan author page, click here.
Meet Author, Coach and Consultant, Charlie Price
For decades, he was best known as an educator and mental health professional. But in the fall of 2006, DEAD CONNECTION, his first novel for teens and adults was released by Roaring Brook Press, an imprint at Holtzbrinck Publisher in New York -- edited by Deborah Brodie. Deborah is now freelancing as an editor, so visit her website if you're looking for professional help.
Charlie's first novel, DEAD CONNECTION was selected as one of the finalists for the TEEN READERS and LIBRARY AWARDS in Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, and South Carolina. Gateway Readers Award.
Critically acclaimed, DEAD CONNECTION was followed in 2007 by LIZARD PEOPLE, Charlie's second distinctive novel, also received excellent reviews.
For more about Charlie's novels, click the title buttons above.
Meet Square Fish
Charlie Price's body of work will now be part of the Square Fish imprint. What does that mean? The folks at Square Fish said it best on their website (http://www.squarefishbooks.com/meet-square-fish/):
"This superb debut novel concerns two very different individuals trying to discover the fate of a high school cheerleader who disappeared from a small California town."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"Readers will like the edginess and be intrigued by the extrasensory elements as well as the darker turns the mystery takes. This is something different."
--Booklist, Starred Review
2006 YALSA Best Books for Young
2006 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
2007 Georgia Peach Award Nominee
2007 Missouri Gateway Readers Award Nominee
2008 GardenState Teen Book Award Nominee
2008 South Carolina Young Adult Award Nominee
LIZARD PEOPLE (2007)
“Readers who enjoy a novel with a subversive streak will relish the gamesmanship in this idiosyncratic, genre-hopping story.”
-- Publishers Weekly
"Depictes a strong, realistic view of a caretaker teen whose adolescence is hijacked by a parent's mental illness … a powerful metaphor and a savvy message that brings real hope to readers”