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The Accident Season

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The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle
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Aug 02, 2016 | ISBN 9780147517326

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Praise

* “Fowley-Doyle’s stunning debut novel weaves the temporal and the spiritual into a seamless reality, rich in emotional impact. Devastating loss and abuse are balanced by romance, teen hijinks, and spine-tingling discoveries . . . This thought-provoking narrative will cast its spell over older teens and adults alike.”—School Library Journal, starred review

* “Ghosts, secrets, and magic collide in this Irish author’s astonishing debut . . . a moving portrait of a fractured family, knitting itself back together with courage and love. A powerful novel from an exciting new talent.”—Kirkus, starred review

“Haunting”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“Entirely unique.”—Bustle.com

“Amazing.”—Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author

“Atmospheric and magical.”—VOYA

“Sensuous, eerie​, lyrical . . . Fowley-Doyle’s The Accident Season reads like a poem. The mystery is intriguing, the writing is gorgeous, and the characters are vivid. A lovely debut.”—April Tulcholke, author of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

“Readers will be swept away by Fowley-Doyle’s lyrical writing andentrancing premise in this tale of forbidden love and magic.”—Booklist

“A lyrical and sometimes chilling exploration of the ways in which we manipulate memories to fall in line with our present narrative—the lies we tell ourselves to keep our brains safe and happy. Cara’s narration brilliantly, sometimes brutally conveys the unraveling of both Cara and her family . . . and the bittersweet ending will haunt readers as much it does Cara.”—BCCB

Awards

Carnegie Medal NOMINEE 2015

Amazon Best of the Month SELECTION 2015

Kid’s Indie Next List “Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers” SELECTION 2015

Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year SELECTION 2015

School Library Journal Best Book of the Year SELECTION 2015

YALSA Best Books for Young Adults SELECTION 2015

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