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The juicy premise is enough to draw mystery/crime fans, and Altebrando unspools details with a deft hand. ― BCCB on THE POSSIBLE
This gripping tale, full of unexpected twists and turns, will intrigue readers who enjoy psychological thrillers with a touch of the paranormal. ― School Library Journal on THE POSSIBLE
You will not sleep, check your phone or even breathe once you begin reading The Leaving. Altebrando hides a meditation on memory and identity inside a top-speed page-turner. I promise, you will not even look up from the page. -- E. Lockhart, author of WE WERE LIARS on THE LEAVING
A twisting, harrowing story . . . Engrossing, both as a thriller and a meditation on memory--its limits, its loss, and the ways it deceives and constructs identity. -- starred review ― Publishers Weekly on THE LEAVING
This is no mere thriller; folded into this compulsively readable work are thought-provoking themes. . . . Teens who enjoy engrossing, contemplative titles such as Adam Silvera's More Happy Than Not will devour this insightful musing on memory and identity. -- starred review ― School Library Journal on THE LEAVING
As heart-stopping as it is heart-breaking, The Leaving layers a wildly strange suspense story over a lovely and unexpected narrative of grief, loss, and the struggle to imagine a future in the shadow of the past. -- Robin Wasserman, author of GIRLS ON FIRE on THE LEAVING
This book gripped me on the first page, and by the last, had really moved me. It's a twisty, oh no she didn't thriller that keeps the surprises firing, but also a thoughtful meditation on memory, identity, and what really makes us who we are. -- Bennett Madison, author of SEPTEMBER GIRLS on THE LEAVING
We are rushed headlong into Altebrando's The Leaving, and instantly we want to know: Who are these wildly intriguing teens? Where are their memories hiding? Who or what has engineered the disappearance of their childhood? Bold, inventive, and engaging, The Leaving leaps straight off the page. -- Beth Kephardt, author of SMALL DAMAGES and THIS IS THE STORY OF YOU on THE LEAVING --This text refers to the paperback edition.
About the Author
Tara Altebrando is the author of several middle grade and teen novels, including The Leaving and Roomies, an ALA 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults pick, co-written with Sara Zarr. She lives in New York City with her family.
- ASIN : B07B8FMPMK
- Publisher : Bloomsbury YA; 1st edition (5 June 2018)
- Language : English
- File size : 1849 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 256 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 1,320,486 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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