Sheila O’Connor

A Peek at the Creative Space of Sheila O’Connor

Joining us this week for Creative Spaces is author Sheila O’Connor. Sheila’s first YA novel, Sparrow Road, publishes this month from Putnam: It’s the summer before seventh grade, and twelve-year-old Raine O’Rourke’s mother suddenly takes a job hours from home at mysterious Sparrow Road–a creepy, dilapidated mansion that houses an eccentric group of artists. As Raine tries to make sense of her new surroundings, she forges friendships with a cast of quirky characters including the outrageous and funky Josie. Together, Raine and Josie decide to solve the mysteries of Sparrow Road–from its haunting history as an orphanage to the secrets of its silent, brooding owner, Viktor.… Read the rest