Elle Cosimano's debut thriller, Nearly Gone, was an Edgar Award Finalist, winner of the International Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel, and was awarded the Mathical Book Award recognizing mathematics in children's literature. Her novel Holding Smoke was a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award and the International Thriller Award. Her books for young adults have appeared on several statewide school and library reading lists. Elle divides her time between the DC metro area and a jungle home near the Caribbean Sea. You can learn more about her at www.ElleCosimano.com.
Enticing and thrilling, Seasons of the Storm is flawless and addictive. -- Jennifer L. Armentrout, #1 <em>New York Times </em> Bestselling Author Seasons of the Storm is a mind-boggling mix of mythology, nature, competition, and powerfully original characters. I couldn't read this book fast enough-captivating on every level. -- Megan Shepherd, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Cosimano tells a story of the bonds of friendship and the power of hope for the future. The themes of friendship despite differences and self-sacrifice shine through. -- <em>Kirkus Reviews</em> With lots of action and an exploration of when and how much to trust those in authority, the story asks whether you will be the user or the used. -- <em>Booklist</em> Narration alternates between Jack and Fleur, adding some depth to the action. It's the scenes wherein the Seasons whip up their elemental powers that really grab attention, with vivid descriptions of murderous vines, killer waves, and suffocating fire. Fans of Holly Black and April Genevieve Tucholke will hope that their time with these characters is not yet up. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books [A] fast-paced mythological fantasy. Cosimano uses the rhythm of nature to create a whirlwind of romance and friendship that illustrates both the power of choice and the strength in differences. -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em>