The First Time She Drowned

The First Time She Drowned Author Kerry Kletter
ISBN-10 0147513278
ISBN-13 9780147513274
Year 2017-03-14
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher Speak
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The beautiful struggle of a girl desperate for the one relationship that has caused her the most pain In one of the most lyrical novels Ive ever read Haunting and exquisite Nicola Yoon 1New York Timesbestselling author ofEverything Everything and The Sun is Also a StarCassie O Malley has spent the past two and a half years in a mental institution dumped there by her mother against her will Now at 18 Cassie emancipates herself determined to start over and reclaim her life But when the unhealthy mother daughter relationship that defined Cassie s childhood and adolescence threatens to pull her under once again Cassie must decide whose version of history is the truth and whose life must she save TEEN VOGUE listed as One of the best books you need to know now PASTE MAGAZINE lists it as one of their most anticipated debuts of 2016 and as one of the best books of the year so far ALA BOOKLIST names it to their Top 10 First Novels for Youth listIncluded in B N Teen Blog sBest Young Adult Books of 2016More praise for The First Time She Drowned Lyrical emotional resonant Entertainment Weekly Beautiful and passionate Kletter is a writer of great distinction and infinite promise Pat Conroy 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad An incredible read Be warned thoughyou will want to read Cassies story start to finish in one sitting And then you will want to race to put it in the hands and hearts of everyone you know and love Jennifer Niven New York Timesbestselling author ofAll the Bright Places The First Time She Drownedis an exquisite and masterful dive a brave exploration into the complexities of family and the saving grace of friendship Kletters writing is hypnotic her characters alive her story tragic beautiful hopeful Simply put this book is stunning David Arnold critically acclaimed author ofMosquitoland and Kids of Appetite A beautiful gut wrenching ache of a story If you are at all interested in books this is required reading Becky Albertalli author of the Morris Award winningSimon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda The best writers are able to tell the most difficult stories with the most empathy and thats just what Kletter does in this haunting debut about a girl lost in the depths of her familys secrets and shame Complex affirming and beautifully written Stephanie Kuehn author of the Morris Award winningCharm Strange Gorgeous sumptuously lyrical luminousa feast for lovers of language The First Time She Drownedsinglehandedly shatters every argument that YA books aren t fit fare for adults Jeff Zentner author ofThe Serpent King

Girl in Pieces

Girl in Pieces Author Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN-10 9781786071392
Release 2016-10-06
Pages 416