Harper Teen, Paperback, 9780062120168, 350pp.
Publication Date: May 21, 2013
Transparent's Fiona McClean could be a superhero. She has a mutation that allows her to become invisible. But her father, a Las Vegas crime lord, forces her to use her power for evil. Since she was five, she's been stealing cars, robbing banks, and spying on people.Fiona's had enough, so she escapes to a small town far from her father's reach. Happiness is hard to find surrounded by a mother she hates, a brother she can t trust, and a guy at school she can t stand, but Fiona manages to make some friends. And when her father finally tracks her down, Fiona discovers how far she ll go to protect everyone she's come to love.Fans of strong heroines like Daughter of Smoke and Bone's Karou or Maximum Ride's Max will fall in love with Transparent by Natalie Whipple.
“Debut author Natalie Whipple deftly explores painfully real teen experience through delightfully unreal stories. Transparent is a smart, funny, tense gem of a book, and Fiona claims a spot as one of my favorite heroines.”
-Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of the Paranormalcy trilogy