How it feels to float
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New York : Dial Books, 2019.
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370 pages ; 21 cm
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1 copy on order.
Essex Young Adult Fiction
YA FOX
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A deeply hopeful YA novel about living with mental illness that's perfect for fans of Girl in Pieces "Profoundly moving . . . Will take your breath away." --Kathleen Glasgow, author of Girl in Pieces Biz knows how to float. She has her people, her posse, her mom and the twins. She has Grace. And she has her dad, who tells her about the little kid she was, and who shouldn't be here but is. So Biz doesn't tell anyone anything. Not about her dark, runaway thoughts, not about kissing Grace or noticing Jasper, the new boy. And she doesn't tell anyone about her dad. Because her dad died when she was seven. And Biz knows how to float, right there on the surface--normal okay regular fine. But after what happens on the beach--first in the ocean, and then in the sand--the tethers that hold Biz steady come undone. Dad disappears and, with him, all comfort. It might be easier, better, sweeter to float all the way away? Or maybe stay a little longer, find her father, bring him back to her. Or maybe--maybe maybe maybe--there's a third way Biz just can't see yet. Debut author Helena Fox tells a story about love and grief, about inter-generational mental illness, and how living with it is both a bridge to someone loved and lost and, also, a chasm. She explores the hard and beautiful places loss can take us, and honors those who hold us tightly when the current wants to tug us out to sea. "Give this to all your...friends immediately." --Cosmopolitan.com "Mesmerizing and timely." --Bustle "Nothing short of equisite." --PopSugar "Immensely satisfying" -- Girls' Life * "Lyrical and profoundly affecting." --Kirkus (starred review) * "Masterful...Just beautiful." -- Booklist (starred review) * "Intimate...Unexpected." -- PW (starred review) * "Fox writes with superb understanding and tenderness." -- BCCB (starred review) * "Frank [and] beautifully crafted." --BookPage (starred review) "This book will explode you into atoms." --Margo Lanagan, author of Tender Morsels "Helena Fox's novel delivers. Read it." --Cath Crowley, author of Words in Deep Blue "This is not a book; it is a work of art." --Kerry Kletter, author of The First Time She Drowned "Perfect...Readers will be deeply moved." -- Books+Publishing
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Street Date:
1905
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780525554295, 0525554297

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"Sixteen-year-old Biz sees her father every day, though he died when she was seven. When he suddenly disappears, she tumbles into a disaster-land of grief and depression from which she must find her way back"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Fox, H. (2019). How it feels to float. New York: Dial Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fox, Helena. 2019. How It Feels to Float. New York: Dial Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fox, Helena, How It Feels to Float. New York: Dial Books, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fox, Helena. How It Feels to Float. New York: Dial Books, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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