Far From You

Far From You
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date
Category Young Adult Fiction
Total Pages 352
ISBN 9781423187844
Rating 4/5 from 20 reviews
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The truth won't let her go. Sophie Winters nearly died. Twice. The first time, she's fourteen, and escapes a near-fatal car accident with scars, a bum leg, and an addiction to Oxy that'll take years to kick. The second time, she's seventeen, and it's no accident. Sophie and her best friend Mina are confronted by a masked man in the woods. Sophie survives, but Mina is not so lucky. When the cops deem Mina's murder a drug deal gone wrong, casting partial blame on Sophie, no one will believe the truth: Sophie has been clean for months, and it was Mina who led her into the woods that night for a meeting shrouded in mystery. After a forced stint in rehab, Sophie returns home to a chilly new reality. Mina's brother won't speak to her, her parents fear she'll relapse, old friends have become enemies, and Sophie has to learn how to live without her other half. To make matters worse, no one is looking in the right places and Sophie must search for Mina's murderer on her own. But with every step, Sophie comes closer to revealing all: about herself, about Mina---and about the secret they shared.

Far From You
  • Author : Tess Sharpe
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08

The truth won't let her go. Sophie Winters nearly died. Twice. The first time, she's fourteen, and escapes a near-fatal car accident with scars, a bum leg, and an addiction to Oxy that'll take years to kick. The second time, she's seventeen, and it's no accident. Sophie and her best

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Far From You
  • Author : Tess Sharpe
  • Publisher : Disney-Hyperion
  • Release Date : 2015-08-11

* "This beautifully realized debut delves into the emotions of a girl recovering from drug addiction and grief, all wrapped up in a solid mystery." -Kirkus Reviews (starred review) * "Sharpe creat[es] a lacerating picture of grief and regret. ...The murder mystery is compelling, and its resolution serves as a reminder

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Far from You
  • Author : Lisa Schroeder
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-12-23

Lost and alone...down the rabbit hole. Years have passed since Alice lost her mother to cancer, but time hasn't quite healed the wound. Alice copes the best she can by writing her music, losing herself in her love for her boyfriend, and distancing herself from her father and his

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As Far as You ll Take Me
  • Author : Phil Stamper
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2021-02-09

"A beautiful tribute to every queer kid who's ever had to leave their home in order to find one." - Leah Johnson, bestselling author of You Should See Me in a Crown The author of The Gravity of Us crafts another heartfelt coming-of-age story about finding the people who become

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How Far You Have Come
  • Author : Morgan Harper Nichols
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27

How Far You Have Come is an exquisitely illustrated collection of poetry and essays from bestselling artist and writer Morgan Harper Nichols. In the midst of the hurt and the mundane, the questions and the not yets, we can forget just how far we have come. Morgan weaves together personal

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Miles Away from You
  • Author : A. B. Rutledge
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2018

Eighteen months after Vivien, his beloved transgender girlfriend, slipped into a coma after a suicide attempt, eighteen-year-old Miles begins healing while photographing her empty shoes against the stark landscapes of Iceland. Told through a series of instant messages.

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As Far As You Can Go
  • Author : Lesley Glaister
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-03-12

When Cassie sees a job advertised for a couple to run a remote Australian farm, she thinks it will be the perfect escape for her and Graham. But trapped under the baking sun of the outback, paranoia sets in. There's no radio and they send but never receive any letters.

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Once You Go This Far
  • Author : Kristen Lepionka
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07

Once You Go This Far is the fourth thrilling mystery from Shamus Award-winning and Anthony and Macavity Award-nominated author Kristen Lepionka. Junior-high school nurse Rebecca Newsome was an experienced hiker—until she plummeted to her death at the bottom of a ravine in a Columbus metro park. Her daughter, Maggie,

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Barbed Wire Heart
  • Author : Tess Sharpe
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-03-06

This powerful debut thriller from "a major new talent" (Kirkus) set in a poor, rural community where loyalty is everything, "packs an emotional punch" (Lisa Gardner) as the daughter of a meth kingpin is forced to choose between family, or freedom. Never cut the drugs--leave them pure. Guns are meant

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How Far Can You Go
  • Author : David Lodge
  • Publisher : Harvill Secker
  • Release Date : 1980

"Polly, Dennis, Angela, Adrian and the rest are bound to lose their spiritual innocence as well as their virginities on the journey between university in the 1950s and the marriages, families, careers and deaths that follow. On the one hand there's Sex and then the Pill, on the other there

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As Far As You Know
  • Author : A.F. Moritz
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07

From one of the defining poets of his generation, a new collection that plumbs the depth of beauty, history, responsibility, and love. As Far As You Know, acclaimed poet A. F. Moritz’s twentieth collection of poems, begins with two sections entitled “Terrorism” and “Poetry.” The book unfolds in six

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You Will Go Far
  • Author : Jenny Kempe
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-03-03

Jenny Kempe's sweet penguins illustrate a rhyming message for anyone facing a new life experience. It's good to set goals and spread your wings; you're off to do remarkable things. Find something that makes you tick, and work hard to make it stick. What makes your heart really sing? Do

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The Damage
  • Author : Caitlin Wahrer
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2021-06-15

An edgy, propulsive read about what a family pushed to the brink will do in the name of love and blood. "The Damage pulled me in from the first page with smart narration, characters I cared about, a hold-your-breath plot, and a terrific final twist. Put this one high on

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How Far Will You Go
  • Author : Evelyn McFarlane
  • Publisher : Villard
  • Release Date : 2010-09-08

What is the strongest opinion you hold? What is the biggest lie you've ever told? What is the one thing you'd most like to change about the world? Who have you most feared in your life? What is the strongest craving you get? What have you lost that you would

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How Far Do You Love Me
  • Author : Lulu Delacre
  • Publisher : Lee & Low Books
  • Release Date : 2021-10-06

This unique bedtime book by award-winning author-illustrator Lulu Delacre features a game that highlights the universal love between caregivers and children while taking readers on a journey across the seven continents of Earth.

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