ISBN-10: 1481491113 | ISBN-13: 978-1481491112
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Many of the stories delve into intense darkness, and there are no easy resolutions, even as the focus rests on a group of diverse people learning to trust each other. A compelling examination of the teen psyche.
– Booklist, starred review
Marieke Nijkamp’s character, Jenna, hits on the deeper truth of these interconnected stories: “If hope is a thing with feathers… then secrets are things with talons.”
– Publishers Weekly
A compelling, uncomfortable narrative that lets readers know that the tragedy the world can bring to teens transcends socio-economics, gender, and race.
Edgy stories showcase the depth and breadth of styles in a new crop of writers for young adults.
– School Library Journal