Jacqueline West, Writer

New York Times Bestselling Author and Poet

Cover of Long Lost by Jacqueline West
Cover art by the Balbusso Twins


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• 2022 Minnesota Book Award Winner
• A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
• An Indie Next List pick
•A Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List selection
• An Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Awards Master List selection
• A New Hampshire Great Stone Face Book Award master list selection
• A Three Stars Book Award (District of Columbia) nominee

"... A captivating narrative that draws the reader into two stories of two sisters living over a century apart... A spooky sisterhood mystery that is sure to be a hit with readers who enjoy titles such as Katherine Arden’s Small Spaces, Ellen Oh’s Spirit Hunters, or Lindsay Currie’s Scritch Scratch."
- School Library Journal, starred review

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Jacqueline West is the author of the NYT-bestselling middle grade series The Books of Elsewhere, the Schneider Family Award Honor Book The Collectors, the YA horror novel Last Things, the Minnesota Book Award-winning Long Lost, and several other odd and twisty books for young readers. Her poetry and short fiction for adults appear in a variety of publications. She lives in Red Wing, Minnesota.


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