A Sky for Us Alone

by Kristin Russell

On Sale: 01/08/2019

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A Sky for Us Alone

by Kristin Russell

On Sale: 01/08/2019

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“A stirring, powerful, and heart-wrenching story of coming of age, falling in love, and trying to lead a life of dignity.” Jeff Zentner, award-winning author of The Serpent King

In Strickland County—a forgotten stretch of land in Southern Appalachia—there isn’t a lot of anything to go around. But when eighteen-year-old Harlowe Compton’s brother is killed by the Praters—the family who controls everything, from the mines to the law to the opioid trade—he wonders if the future will ever hold more than loss.

Until he meets Tennessee Moore. Even as she struggles with the worst of the cards she’s been dealt, Tennessee makes Harlowe believe that they can dare to forge their own path. But as Harlowe searches for the answers behind his brother’s death, his town’s decay, and his family’s dysfunction, he discovers truths about the people he loves—and himself—that are darker than he ever expected.

Now, Harlowe realizes, there’s no turning back.

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Critical Praise

“A stirring, powerful, and heart-wrenching story of coming-of-age, falling in love, and trying to lead a life of dignity.” - Jeff Zenter, Morris Award-Winning Author of The Serpent King

“Driven by mystery and peppered with themes relevant to young readers such as identity, betrayal, and romance. A bleak yet compelling portrayal of Appalachian mountain life.” - Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062697028
  • ISBN 10: 0062697021
  • Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
  • On Sale: 01/08/2019
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age
  • BISAC2 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
  • BISAC3 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty

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