"In an impeccably paced and unusually profound urban-fantasy novel, 16-year-old half-demon Catholic-school student Jael Thompson comes into her powers, explores her heritage and battles a tyrannical Hell beast...Thoughtful, scary and captivating. (Urban fantasy. 14 & up) "
-- Kirkus Reviews
"Skovron's second book is a two for one: a coming-of-age story wrapped within a captivating paranormal context. Ages 14-up. (Aug.)"
-- Publisher's Weekly
About the Author
Jon Skovron has never really fit in, and has no plans to start now. After twelve years of Catholic school, he went on to study acting at a conservatory program for four years before returning to his first love, writing. Misfit
is his second novel. His first novel, Struts & Frets
, was published by Amulet in 2009. Washington Post Book world said, "Skovron perfectly captures that passion--sometimes fierce, sometimes shy--that drives so many young artists to take the raw stuff of life and transform it into something beautiful." Bestselling author Cory Doctorow said, "Struts & Frets will feel instantly authentic to anyone who's ever felt the pride and shame of being an outsider". Jon lives with his two sons outside Washington, DC. Visit him at jonskovron.com