Tash McAdam is the author of fast-paced, plot-focused fiction for young adults. They write action packed stories centring marginalised identities that aren't focused on The Struggle of being marginalised. 

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Praise for HiLo novella Blood Sport

★ “This book checks all the boxes of a hi-lo text. It has an exciting hook, a modern teen worldview, and is at a lower reading level...A must-buy for libraries looking for diverse and compelling hi-lo books.”

― School Library Journal, starred review

“This contemporary thriller offers suspense, intense sports competition, and a fast-paced plot leading to a resolution that emphasizes chosen family and inner-community support...A gripping mystery for reluctant readers.”

― Kirkus Reviews

“Sure to grab readers and keep them interested as they follow Jason and his quest for justice. The novel is a rip-roaring read that does exactly what it sets out to do―be engaging, highly readable, and incredibly thoughtful. Highly Recommended.”

― CM: Canadian Review of Materials

“The focused, deliberate writing keeps up the pace; this agile murder mystery moves like a bantamweight champion. Gritty yet without the pitfalls of trauma porn, this novel has the tough shell of noir but a tender underbelly, making it a great read for those looking for realistic yet trans-affirming fiction.”

― Them.

“Readers will want more…Issues of childhood trauma, transgender people in today’s society and human trafficking combine to make this a 5 star book for teen readers.”

― Must Read Lit: K thru YA --This text refers to the paperback edition.

JLG GOLD STANDARD 

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I AM THE STORM

THE PSIONICS BOOK 1 (prequel novel)

The thrilling Psionics series kicks off with I am the Storm. Kidnapped and imprisoned, telepathic children are brainwashed and forced to gather military intelligence. Serena's brother is one of those children, and if Sam's not careful, he will be too...

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

MICHAEL GRANT 

Bestselling author of GONE

What an original take on superpowers. I loved the characters, I was fascinated by the world.

KIRKUS REVIEWS

This contemporary thriller offers suspense, intense sports competition, and a fast-paced plot leading to a resolution that emphasizes chosen family and inner-community support.

MARY FAN

 Award winning author of FLYNN NIGHTSIDER and STARSWEPT

This high-octane adventure will grab you from the start and keep you enthralled.