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Publisher Description

How do you live your life if your past is based on a lie? Find out in this “satisfied and moving story” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) in both verse and prose from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Ellen Hopkins.

For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was a baby. Dad says home is wherever the two of them are, but Ariel is now seventeen and after years of new apartments, new schools, and new faces, all she wants is to put down some roots. Complicating things are Monica and Gabe, both of whom have stirred a different kind of desire.

Maya’s a teenager who’s run from an abusive mother right into the arms of an older man she thinks she can trust. But now she’s isolated with a baby on the way, and life’s getting more complicated than Maya ever could have imagined.

Ariel and Maya’s lives collide unexpectedly when Ariel’s mother shows up out of the blue with wild accusations: Ariel wasn’t abandoned. Her father kidnapped her fourteen years ago.

In bestselling author Ellen Hopkins’s deft hands, Ariel’s emotionally charged journey to find out the truth of who she really is balances beautifully with Maya’s story of loss and redemption. This is a memorable portrait of two young women trying to make sense of their lives and coming face to face with themselves—for both the last and the very first time.

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2017
January 24
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
608
Pages
PUBLISHER
Margaret K. McElderry Books
SELLER
SIMON AND SCHUSTER DIGITAL SALES INC
SIZE
5.3
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 9 and Above

Customer Reviews

SlimxChase ,

this took me so many places

was the great book I ever read and can’t wait for more wow

Brandigreen1986 ,

Amazing!!

I love every one of Ellen Hopkin’s books. She writes about real issues that most people don’t want to talk about. Her books have given me awareness about so many topics that I deal with daily as a school principal.

Shaneliz83 ,

Great read!

Always love her books, I can't ever put them down.. waiting on a new book of hers to be released!!

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