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Jessica Day George

Biography

Jessica Day George

Jessica Day George earned a BA in Humanities/Comparative Literature from Brigham Young University, where she enjoyed classes in Pottery and Old Norse, and dutifully forced herself to take Algebra and Biology. Originally from Idaho, she now resides in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband and three young children.

Jessica Day George

Books by Jessica Day George

by Jessica Day George - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction
When orphaned Anthea Cross-Thornley receives a letter from a long-lost uncle, she wonders if she will finally find a true home. But she is shocked to learn that her uncle secretly breeds horses --- animals that have been forbidden in her kingdom for centuries. More alarming is Anthea's strange ability to sense the horses' thoughts and feelings, an ancient gift called The Way. Confused and terrified, Anthea is desperate to leave, but when her family and kingdom are put at risk, can she embrace The Way and the exciting future it might bring her?
by Jessica Day George - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Youth Fiction

There is never a dull moment for Celie and her family in Castle Glower --- even when they're not in the Castle itself! After traveling to the seaside kingdom of Lilah's betrothed prince, Lulath, Celie and her companions are busy training griffins, enjoying wedding festivities and finishing construction of a grand ship. But on their maiden voyage, the Ship steers them far off course into uncharted waters. Celie and Lilah hope that the Ship is taking them to the ancient island where unicorns once roamed, but as the journey grows longer and supplies run low, they are in trouble. Celie, Lilah and Rolf know they must trust the Ship as they trust the Castle, but what if they never reach land again?

by Jessica Day George - Children's, Children's 8-12, Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction, Youth Fiction

Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the Castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the Castle will do next, and no one --- other than Celie, that is --- takes the time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, it's up to Celie, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom.

by Jessica Day George - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Youth Fiction

Fridays at Castle Glower are about to get interesting! With newborn griffins hatching left and right, new Castle passageways to explore and an out-of-the-blue wedding to plan, life is as exciting as ever for Celie, Lilah and Rolf. But when the dangerous, ancient wizard Arkwright escapes from the dungeon, no one can rest until he is found. Celie has an idea of where he may be hiding, but the only way to stop him could be to erase parts of the Castle for good. With danger lurking behind every tapestry and under every trapdoor, can Celie outsmart Arkwright fast enough to save her family and Castle Glower?

by Jessica Day George - Children's, Children's 8-12, Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction

Castle Glower has been acting weird, so it's no surprise when two towers transport Celie and her siblings to an unknown land. When they realize that no one from home is coming to get them, the kids --- along with Celie's pet griffin Rufus --- set out through the forest to figure out where they are and what's happened to their beloved Castle. Instead, they discover two wizards and an entire lost people, the oldest inhabitants of Castle Glower. And it seems they may know more of the Castle's secrets than Celie.

by Jessica Day George - Children's, Children's 8-12, Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction, Youth Fiction

When her brother Rolf dares her to catch magical Castle Glower creating a new room, Princess Celie takes the challenge! No one knows the Castle better than she does. But as usual, the Castle has ideas of its own...Celie finds the new room, and inside it is hidden a giant egg. It looks like the Castle wants Celie to care for the egg and whatever creature it hatches! Celie hadn't bargained for a pet, and caring for this one will prove to be especially tricky, once Celie and her siblings realize what else the Castle is hiding.