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Into The Wild Blue Yonder

In Melissa Ostrom’s debut novel, The Beloved Wild, Harriet’s list of daily chores will make you feel bad for ever complaining about your own.

Into The Wild Blue Yonder

BOOK REPORT for The Beloved Wild by Melissa Ostrom

Cover Story: O-Face, Literally
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 5
Talky Talk: Little House Nostalgia
Bonus Factors: Cross-Dressing, Supporting Cast
Anti-Bonus Factor: No Justice
Relationship Status: Friendly Neighbors

Harriet and her brother strike out on their own, away from the only home they’ve ever known. Does a teenage girl have what it takes to succeed in the wilds of upstate New York? Read more at our series on Kirkus!

Stephanie Johnston's photo About the Author: Stephanie is an avid reader who moonlights as a college Educational Advisor. Though she now calls Orlando home, she grew up all over the U.S. Aside from her obsession with YA books and book-related activities, Stephanie loves watching way too much television, reading organizational/DIY blogs, planning awesome parties, Halloween decorating, and playing live-action escape games.