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Jasmine Warga

Biography

Jasmine Warga

Jasmine Warga grew up outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. Before becoming a full-time writer, she briefly worked as a science teacher. This is her first novel.

Jasmine Warga

Books by Jasmine Warga

by Jasmine Warga - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

Taliah Sahar Abdallat's mother, born in Jordan and very secretive about her past, won’t say a word about who her dad really was. But when Tal finds a box full of old letters from Julian Oliver --- yes, the indie rock star --- she begins to piece the story together. She writes to Julian, but after years of radio silence, she’s given up hope. Then one day, Julian shows up at her doorstep and asks her to go on a trip with him to meet her long-estranged family and to say good-bye to her grandfather, who is dying. But as Tal spends more time with Julian and his family, she begins to untangle her parents’ secret past, and discovers a part of herself she never recognized before.

by Jasmine Warga - Family, Fiction, Young Adult 14+
Sixteen-year-old Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose crime rocked her small town, Aysel is ready to turn into nothingness. But she's not sure she can do it alone. When she finds a website with a section called Suicide Partners, Aysel finds Roman, a boy haunted by a family tragedy. But as their suicide pact becomes more concrete, Aysel begins to question whether she really wants to go through with it. Ultimately, she must choose between wanting to die or trying to convince Roman to live so they can discover the potential of their energy together.