Jonathan Friesen

Jonathan Friesen is an author, speaker, and youth-writing coach from Mora, Minnesota. His first young adult novel, Jerk, California, received the ALA Schneider Award. When he's not writing, speaking at schools, or teaching, Jonathan loves to travel and hang out with his wife and three kids. Read more at

  • Aquifer

    By Jonathan Friesen

    Read by Paul Doherty

    In the year 2250, water is scarce, and those who control it control everything.

    "Friesen's world is a morally gray one no easy answers for his readers...Friesen nonetheless offers an entertaining framework for teenage readers to start asking serious questions about emotional responsibility, acting on faith and intuition, the potential blindness of good intentions, and the nature of freedom." - Publishers Weekly

    Released April 18, 2017
    English, Unabridged