G. P. Putnam's Sons, Hardcover, 9780399160349, 333pp.
Publication Date: April 10, 2014
She's eating again, dating guys who are almost appropriate, and well on her way to becoming an elite ballet dancer. But when her oldest friend, Donovan, returns home after spending four long years with his kidnapper, Theo starts reliving memories about his abduction and his abductor.
Donovan isn t talking about what happened, and even though Theo knows she didn t do anything wrong, telling the truth would put everything she's been living for at risk. But keeping quiet might be worse.
Brandy Colbert dazzles in this heartbreaking yet hopeful debut novel about learning how to let go of even our most shameful secrets.
"A brave and resonant debut that is as captivating as it is heartbreaking."—Nina LaCour, author of Hold Still
"Brandy Colbert's debut is beautiful, sharp and memorable."—Courtney Summers, author of Cracked Up to Be
*“Colbert builds characters whose flaws, struggles, and bad decisions make them real and indelibly memorable . . and it’s this complexity and empathy that set this gripping story apart.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Colbert has put out a stunningly poignant novel . . . Readers who discover this book will be unable to put it down.”—VOYA