WINNER. Marin hasn't spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away, Marin still feels the pull of the tragedy she's tried to outrun. Now, months later, Mabel is coming to visit, and Marin must finally confront the loneliness that has made a home in her heart. An achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship.
An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this National Book Award finalist takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes a teenager to decide whether or not he’s going to murder the guy who killed his brother.
Starr Carter's life is changed forever when she witnesses her best friend's death at the hands of a police officer. But things get worse when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.
Since Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, was five years old, he's been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance or to lose his dream forever.
The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers' lives. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friend--Theo supported Vincent as he struggled to find his path in life. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions.