Girl in Pieces meets The Way I Used to Be in this poignant novel about a girl who must overcome her survivor's guilt after a fellow classmate is brutally murderednow in paperback!
I was one of five. The five girls Kyle texted that day. The girls it could have been. Me. Lindsey Farrier. Taylor Avril. Blair Mattern. Jamie Stroud. Only Jamiebeautiful, saintly Jamiewas kind enough to respond. And it got her killed.
On the eve of Kyle's sentencing a year after Jamie's death, all the other Chosen Ones are coping in various ways, but our narrator is stuck. She's still trying to figure out why she gets to live, while Jamie is dead.
Now she finds herself drawn to Charlie, Jamie's boyfriendknowing all the while that their relationship will always be haunted by what-ifs and why-nots. How do you go on living when you know it could have been you instead?
|Publisher:||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.60(d)|
|Age Range:||14 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Mary Crockett grew up the youngest in a family of misfits in southwestern Virginia. An award-winning poet, she has her MFA from the University of Virginia, where she was a Henry Hoyns Fellow. Her debut YA novel, Dream Boy, coauthored with Madelyn Rosenberg, published in 2014. Mary lives in an old farmhouse along the old Great Road in Virginia and teaches creative writing at Roanoke College.