- 2016 INDIES Winner
- Honorable Mention, Young Adult Fiction (Children's)
15-year-old Mina Clark lives in a future Manhattan that is ruled by extremists. Girls aren’t allowed to get an education, they need permission to speak to boys, and all marriages are negotiated by contract. But Mina’s grandmother has secretly been teaching her to read, leading Mina down a path of rebellion, romance, & danger that could get Mina killed. The religion in Time Zero is fictional, yet its rules are taken from religions around the world, including those that originate in the U.S.