Queen of Everything
* ALA/YALSA Best Books of 2004 Finalist
People ask me all the time what having Vince MacKenzie for a father was like. What they mean is, was he always crazy?
High school junior Jordan MacKenzie’s life was pretty typical: fractured family, new boyfriend, dead-end job. She’d been living with her father (the predictable optometrist) since her mother (the hippie holdover) had been too embarrassing to be around. How could she have imagined that her father’s illicit love affair would soon implode in a violent and disturbing way?