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From the New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Pieces and How to Make Friends with the Dark comes a breathtaking contemporary YA about addiction, family and finding your voice

Emmy is the good one. Not strong-willed like her beautiful older sister, Maddie, and not difficult like her brother, Joey. She takes up as little space as possible. When Joey returns from rehab, her parents ask her to act as his guardian. She's also expected to keep on top of her grades and hold everything together after the tragic events of that summer. The only person who makes her feel seen is her secret lover, Gage, but no one can find out about that ...

How long can Emmy keep up her careful balancing act before it topples?


"Necessary, important, honest, loving, and true."

- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"As beautiful as it is raw... an unflinching tale of addiction."

- Amy Beashel, author of The Sky Is Mine

"Raw, honest, and over-flowing with feelings... unlike anything I've ever experienced on the page."

-Erin Hahn, author of You'd Be Mine and More Than Maybe

"In her gripping tale of an addict-adjacent teen and the fragile ecosystem she inhabits, Kathleen Glasgow expands our hearts and invites in a little more humanity."

- Val Emmich, New York Times bestselling author of Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel

"Renders the invisible faces of addiction with rare humanity."

- Amber Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used to Be

"Nails what it's like to love someone with an addiction and humanizes the struggle of a teenage drug addict."

- Hayley Krischer, author of Something Happened to Ali Greenleaf

"An evocative, soaring exploration of family, friendship, and the many lives that encompass a small town."

- Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of The Girls Are All So Nice Here