Raw and moving, this contemporary realistic debut novel will leave readers breathless as it unflinchingly unfolds the tragic secrets being kept in a small, deceptively idyllic Maine town.
JLG Release: Sep 2017
Awards & Honors
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Teen Books
Summer 2017 Kids’ Indies Next List, For Teens
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Booklist*, The Horn Book Magazine, Kirkus Reviews*, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
School Library Journal
5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
Level 4.9; Points: 10;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 5.7; Points: 17;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Language: Mild Language, Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes, Language: Racial or Ethnic Epithet/Slur, Sexual Content: Contact Between Adult and Minor
Beauty pageants, Farming, Family, Dating and relationships, Secrets, Maine,