The top story
This Side of Salvation — coming April 1, 2014!
16-year-old David confronts his desires and his demons in this novel about what it means to be left behind—literally, figuratively, and spiritually—from the author of the Shade trilogy.
THIS SIDE OF SALVATION is impossible to pigeonhole. It’s a mystery, a love story, a tale of friendship, of prejudice, and of a family overcoming tragedy ... Jeri Smith-Ready has her finger on the pulse of American youth. — Printz Honor winner and NYT Bestseller Elizabeth Wein
[A] smart, well-rounded, and unpredictable tale...bringing to light issues of belief versus free will, spirit versus body, and family versus self. —Booklist, **Starred Review**
Reason, love and smart peers succeed in a captivating story of family heartbreak and religious intrigue. —Kirkus
Smith-Ready combines a thought-provoking exploration of faith with high-stakes family drama to create a page-turner with real heft. —Publishers Weekly
Preorder the hardcover from Indie Bound (for the independent bookstore of your choice), Amazon, or Barnes and Noble. This Side of Salvation is also available for preorder for the Kindle and Nook and will soon be offered on Kobo as well.
The top story
Shine — The SHADE trilogy concludes!
When tragedy spikes a worldwide fear of ghosts, Aura will do anything to save her generation's freedom—and the life of the boy she loves.
Smith-Ready changes the world simply by changing our ability to see. — Publishers Weekly, starred review, on SHADE
Hear the music
Jeri gives out a limited number of autographed bookplates and bookmarks by request with every issue of her quarterly newsletter. PLUS, before each issue, she draws two names at random to win autographed books or Advance Review Copies (ARCs). Sign-up boxes for the newsletter are located on the right-hand sidebar of this home page and most other pages on the website.