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Words in Deep Blue

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  • Library Binding: 269 pages
  • Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc (6 June 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781101937655
  • ISBN-13: 978-1101937655
  • ASIN: 1101937653
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 2.4 x 21.7 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 386 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews

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★ "Original, wise, and essential. . . . This love story is an ode to words and life." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "This poignant tale exquisitely chronicles the journey from hopelessness to learning to live again." --School Library Journal, starred review

★ ..".Crowley has built a warm cast of surprising and memorable characters and placed them in universal circumstances that slowly unfold into something extraordinary." --Booklist, starred review

"Reading Words in Deep Blue feels a little bit like a slow dance, or falling in love, or swimming in the ocean on a rainy day. It's a stunning reminder of the power of words and books and stories that will leave your heart full and heavy and hungry for more. Cath Crowley is magic." -- Krystal Sutherland, author of Our Chemical Hearts

"A big-hearted, stunner of a novel. Cath Crowley's gorgeous prose will make you both tear up and swoon. A beautifully honest meditation on grief and love." --Jasmine Warga, author of My Heart and Other Black Holes

"Words In Deep Blue is beautifully written. Laced with humor and poignancy, tragedy and joy, this story will break your heart and then piece it back together." --Emma Mills, author of First & Then and This Adventure Ends


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"The character development is strong. . . . It's the kind of night you dream about, but it's very much grounded in reality." --Buzzfeed.com

"Laced with humor and sadness, longing and joy, this slice of life is satisfying and hopeful." --Booklist

"Richly and affectingly expressed. . . . [An] engrossing story with credible complexity." --Publishers Weekly

An ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book

A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book for Teens

Praise for A Little Wanting Song:

★ "Give this incredible, satisfying book to fans of Sarah Dessen, Karen Foxlee, Melina Marchetta--actually, give it to any teen girl who longs a little and feels too much. . . . Unforgettable." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Crowley captures quiet moments with aching beauty and tenderness; her empathy for teen girls recalls Deb Caletti and Sarah Dessen." --Booklist

An ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book

About the Author

CATH CROWLEY is an award-winning author of young adult novels, including Graffiti Moon and A Little Wanting Song. She lives, writes, and teaches creative writing in Melbourne, Australia. Visit her online at CathCrowley.com.au or find her on Twitter at @CathCrowley

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