The Sky Always Hears Me: And the Hills Don't Mind
Sixteen-year-old Morgan lives in a hick town in the middle of Nebraska. College is two years away. Her mom was killed in a car accident when she was three, her dad drinks, and her stepmom is a non-entity. Her boyfriend Derek is boring and her coworker Rob has a very cute butt that she can't stop... show more
Sixteen-year-old Morgan lives in a hick town in the middle of Nebraska. College is two years away. Her mom was killed in a car accident when she was three, her dad drinks, and her stepmom is a non-entity. Her boyfriend Derek is boring and her coworker Rob has a very cute butt that she can't stop staring at. Then there's the kiss she shared with her classmate Tessa... But when Morgan discovers that the one person in the world she trusted most has kept a devastating secret from her, Morgan must redefine her life and herself. Praise for The Sky Always Hears Me: "Written with candor and splashes of humor...this provocative story captures the essence of adolescent ennui and uncertainty through an uncensored first-person narrative. Stubborn, quick-witted and determined to make her dreams come true, Morgan will draw sympathy from readers."—Publishers Weekly "Morgan is a well-drawn character and her funny, frank, profane-but-literate first-person voice rings true and strong-teens might find it liberating to meet a character who can take on life's messiness and forgive it."—Kirkus Reviews "Cronn-Mills does a great job of getting into the head of a teenager. The dialog fits and the drama is clearly evident.—Midwest Mix The Sky Always Hears Me is a finalist for the 2010 MinnesotaBook Awards in the Young People's Literature category!
Publish date: September 8th 2009
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
This is the story of a girl growing up in Central Nowhere (aka Nebraska). Morgan is in her senior year of high-school, and she can't wait to get the heck out of her small town. She has big dreams of writing the Great American Novel, and living in a big city, somewhere far away. The only thing she li...
Morgan is such a vivid, vivid character. Incredibly real voice, incredibly authentic. A lovely story that highlights the bigness in all life's small moments. Wonderful.
The first review I read about The Sky Always Hears Me: And The Hills don't mind made it shoot right to the top of my wishlist. When Id finally got a copy, I couldn't wait to read it. And let me tell you, it did not disappoint me in any way.Morgan lives in a town in the middle of nowhere with nothing...