Kirsty Applebaum was born in Essex, England and grew up in Hampshire. She's had a wide variety of jobs including bookselling, railway re-signaling, picking stones off conveyor belts, putting lids on perfume bottles, and teaching Pilates. She now lives with her husband on top of a hill in Winchester. The Middler is her debut novel.
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
For fans of Tuck Everlasting comes a fantasy adventure about a twelve-year-old boy who can bring living creatures back from the point of death—in exchange for part of his own life.