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We Are Okay

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
Feb 14, 2017 | 240 Pages
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    Feb 14, 2017 | 330 Minutes | Young Adult

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From the award-winning author of Hold Still comes an achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship.

“So lonely and beautiful that I could hardly breathe. This is a perfect book.” —Stephanie Perkins, bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss

As beautiful as the best memories, as sad as the best songs, as hopeful as your best dreams.”
—Siobhan Vivian, bestselling author of The Last Boy and Girl in the World

“You can feel every peak and valley of Marin’s emotional journey on your skin, in your gut. Beautifully written, heartfelt, and deeply real.” —Adi Alsaid, author of Never Always Sometimes and Let’s Get Lost

A meditation on surviving griefWe Are Okay is short, poetic and gorgeously written…. The power in this little book is in seeing Marin come out on the other side of loss, able to appreciate a beautiful yellow-glazed pottery bowl and other people’s kindnesses, and to understand that she might one day have a girlfriend and a future. The world LaCour creates is fragile but profoundly humane.” —The New York Times Book Review

“A beautiful, devastating piece of art. . . .The title hints at a happy ending, but the journey toward it passes through some of the darkest corners of the heart. Be prepared to be gutted—and grateful. We Are Okay is an extraordinary work by an author who keeps redefining and elevating her genre.” —Bookpage

“Nina LaCour treats her emotions so beautifully and with such empathy. Of course, we’d expect nothing less from the stunning LaCour.” —Bustle

★ “Exquisite. —Kirkus, starred review

★ “LaCour paints a captivating depiction of loss, bewilderment, and emotional paralysis . . . raw and beautiful.” —Booklist, starred review

★ “Beautifully crafted . . . . A quietly moving, potent novel.” —School Library Journal, starred review

★ “A moving portrait of a girl struggling to rebound after everything she’s known has been thrown into disarray.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

★”Bittersweet and hopeful . . . poetic and skillfully crafted.” —Shelf Awareness, starred review

Praise for Nina LaCour’s Everything Leads to You:

★ ”But underneath the privilege surges real pain, longing, and feeling in a way that makes it easy to imagine this novel as a film.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This sensitive, multifaceted novel creates an authentic portrayal of the ups and downs of life. . . . An absorbing Hollywood read.” —Kirkus Reviews

“This is summer love for the ages.” —Booklist

Praise for The Disenchantments:

YALSA Best Books for Young Adults (2013); Kirkus Best Teen Book of 2012; A Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book

★ ”This is about the inside and outside of characters, the past and future of their lives–and it is astonishing.” —Booklist, starred review

“Quietly compelling . . . well rendered, bittersweet and hopeful.” —Los Angeles Times 

★ ”A rich tapestry that will make readers confident that they are in the hands of a master storyteller. . . . . Hauntingly beautiful.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Each roadtripper has his or her own artistic way of chronicling the individual journeys they are on together, and that introspection draws the reader into this intimate novel.” —

★ ”LaCour skillfully draws connections between art and life as she delves into the heart of her characters.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

★”Bittersweet and hopeful . . . poetic and skillfully crafted.” —Shelf Awareness, starred review

★ ”LaCour’s writing style is laid-back, low key, and totally on point.” —VOYA, starred review

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