Thin Air is Kellie M. Parker’s debut novel. It is a thriller about teens on a plane competing for a scholarship. This scholarship would give the winner four years at an Ivy League school, community service experience, and a mentorship. All 12 contestants are flying on a double decker plane to Paris. The competition begins on the plane, and when they get to Paris, two people will be eliminated. But every contestant is hiding something, especially Emily.
Calling the Moon is a collection of 16 realistic fiction stories that celebrate menstruation and spotlight different communities’ traditions around it. The characters are all different, but they are bound together by the experience of their first period. Some are prepared, and some are surprised. Some are disappointed, and some are excited. Nonetheless, each of their experiences enlightens the reader.