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Watch Over Me

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Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour
Hardcover $17.99
Sep 15, 2020 | ISBN 9780593108970

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Praise for Watch Over Me

★ “The sense of place is strong, and readers will be transported to the rocky, coastal hills shrouded in fog and full of secrets…. Mila’s journey to reclaim herself and find independence is tense and powerful.” —Kirkus, starred review

★ “LaCour presents a ghost story that is moving, unsettling, and full of atmospheric beauty with foggy, coastal air that hangs heavy in the pages…. 100% LaCour at its core.” —SLJ, starred review

★ “LaCour’s portrait of a young woman yearning to belong and facing her past while navigating the liminal space between childhood and adulthood brims with tender moments and sensory details.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review 

“LaCour’s writing is lyrical and atmospheric, both in capturing the natural setting of the story and in exploring the dark recesses of her characters’ grief, guilt, and psychic pain…. An empowering story of one young woman’s quest to rediscover the part of herself she has left behind and to become independent.” —The Horn Book Magazine

Praise for Printz Award-winning author Nina LaCour
 
We Are Okay
Winner of the Michael L. Printz Medal
A National Bestseller

A meditation on surviving griefWe Are Okay is short, poetic and gorgeously written. The world LaCour creates is fragile but profoundly humane.” —The New York Times Book Review

A beautiful, devastating piece of art. 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.” —SLJ, 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

Hold Still
★ ”An impressive debut.” —Publishers Weekly

“Confident writing and [a] savvy sense of prose.”  —Kirkus 

“The book is written with honesty, revealing one’s pain after the loss of a loved one.” — SLJ

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

★ “This is about the inside and outside of characters, the past and future of their lives—and it is astonishing.” —Booklist, starred review
★ ”A rich tapestry that will make readers confident that they are in the hands of a master storyteller. Hauntingly beautiful.” —Kirkus, starred review

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

Everything Leads to You
★ “Underneath the privilege surges real pain, longing, and feeling.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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