In Heather Christie’s new novel, “The Lying Season,” seventeen year old Piper Rose becomes unwittingly involved in a criminal cover-up with her brothers and their friends. Will she keep their secret despite the physical and psychological damage it’s doing to her or come clean and potentially ruin their chances at promising athletic careers?
Review: Joanna Marsh choreographs a poignant sequel with “La Follia”
Marsh wrote her book “La Follia” for fellow recreational dancers but she hopes its broader themes on creativity serve as an encouragement to all readers who might see themselves in the characters.
Getting Cozy with a Ballet Mystery
A mystery novel set in a dance school in a small New York town, “Pointe and Shoot” is a well-written crime story appropriate for ages 12 and up.
Girl Through Glass: Love, Obsession and Ballet in a Novel by Sari Wilson
Two tales of love converge in Wilson’s mystery novel in which the vibrant backdrop of the 1970s New York City ballet scene serves as conduit for the story.
REVIEW Terez Mertes Rose’s “Outside the Limelight”
Terez Mertes Rose delivers the second book of her Ballet Theatre Chronicles series. This time exposing the underbelly of ballet through the stories of two dancing sisters.
Ballet, boys…and penguins? Jennifer Longo’s “Up to This Pointe”
Merely wanting something desperately doesn’t make it so. So, a young ballerina remakes her life… in Antarctica.