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    • ISBN:9781444907902
    • Publication date:05 Apr 2018

Words in Deep Blue

By Cath Crowley

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Sometimes love is written in the margins ... A love story for everyone who loves books, perfect for fans of All the Bright Places.

Sometimes love is written in the margins ... A love story for everyone who loves books, perfect for fans of All the Bright Places.

'One of the loveliest, most exquisitely beautiful books I've read in a very long time ... I didn't just read the pages, I lived in them' Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places

A beautiful love story for fans of Jandy Nelson and Nicola Yoon: two teens find their way back to each other in a bookstore full of secrets and crushes, grief and hope - and letters hidden between the pages.

Years ago, Rachel had a crush on Henry Jones. The day before she moved away, she tucked a love letter into his favourite book in his family's bookshop. She waited. But Henry never came.

Now Rachel has returned to the city - and to the bookshop - to work alongside the boy she'd rather not see, if at all possible, for the rest of her life. But Rachel needs the distraction. Her brother drowned months ago, and she can't feel anything anymore.

As Henry and Rachel work side by side - surrounded by books, watching love stories unfold, exchanging letters between the pages - they find hope in each other. Because life may be uncontrollable, even unbearable sometimes. But it's possible that words, and love, and second chances are enough.

Winner of the 2017 Australian Prime Minister's Literary award for Young Adult Fiction.

Biographical Notes

Cath Crowley was raised in rural Victoria, Australia. She studied professional writing and editing at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and works as both a freelance writer and a part-time teacher in Melbourne. Cath's US debut, A Little Wanting Song, was called 'incredible' and 'unforgettable' in a School Library Journal starred review, and it was also an ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults title and a CCBC Choice.

Cath has won the prestigious Australian Prime Minister's Award for Young Adult fiction twice - in 2017 for Words in Deep Blue, and 2011 for Graffiti Moon.

To find out more about Cath and her books, please visit cathcrowley.com.au

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  • ISBN: 9781444907896
  • Publication date: 05 Apr 2018
  • Page count: 352
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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