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Monica Hesse

Monica Hesse

  • 5 stars across 6 books
Monica Hesse is the author of YA sci-fi novels Stray and Burn (Hot Key), about a virtual-reality experiment designed to create perfect childhoods. She is also a feature writer for the Washington Post , where she has covered royal weddings, dog shows, political campaigns, Academy Awards ceremonies, White House state dinners and some events that felt like a mixture of all the above. She has talked about these stories, and other things, on NBC, CNN, FOX and other TV channels. She hosts a weekly Washington Post chat, Web Hostess, about the culture of the Internet, and lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and their dog.
21st April 2016

The Girl in the Blue Coat

Amsterdam, 1943 Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black-market goods to paying cus... MoreThe Girl in the Blue Coat

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6th February 2014


The thrilling sequel to the action-packed sci-fi drama STRAY Lona Sixteen Always is about to become Lona Seventeen Alwa... MoreBurn

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6th April 2021

They Went Left

Germany, 1945. Eighteen-year-old Zofia Lederman is alive, but not whole. Her body is just beginning to heal from the t... MoreThey Went Left

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7th November 2013


Clever, moving, imaginative and funny, this is both a wonderful adventure story, and a sly look at humans through th... MoreStray

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