YA author Siobhan Vivian, who teaches our Writing Youth Literature class, is coming out with a new novel in March called We are the Wildcats (full publisher's description below). Help us celebrate! White Whale Bookstore is hosting a launch party from 1:00-3:00 on Sunday March 29. This is an informal and family-friendly event with no formal reading or discussion. There will be books for sale, an on-site hot dog cart, and gourmet popcorn bar.
We are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian
A toxic coach finds himself outplayed by the high school girls on his team in this deeply suspenseful novel, which unspools over twenty-four hours through six diverse perspectives.
Tomorrow, the Wildcat varsity field hockey squad will play the first game of their new season. But at tonight’s team sleepover, the girls are all about forging the bonds of trust, loyalty, and friendship necessary to win.
Everything hinges on the midnight initiation ceremony—a beloved tradition and the only facet of being a Wildcat that the girls control. Until now.
Coach—a handsome former college player revered and feared in equal measure—changes the plan and spins his team on a new adventure. One where they take a rival team’s mascot for a joyride, crash a party in their pajamas, break into the high school for the perfect picture.
But as the girls slip out of their comfort zone, so do some long-held secrets. And just how far they’re willing to go for their team takes them all—especially Coach—by surprise.
A testament to the strength and resilience of modern teenage girls, We Are the Wildcats will have readers cheering.