In Wild Awake, Hilary T. Smith’s exhilarating and heart-wrenching YA debut novel, seventeen-year-old Kiri Byrd has big plans for her summer without parents. She intends to devote herself to her music and win the Battle of the Bands with her bandmate and best friend, Lukas. Perhaps then, in the... show more
In Wild Awake, Hilary T. Smith’s exhilarating and heart-wrenching YA debut novel, seventeen-year-old Kiri Byrd has big plans for her summer without parents. She intends to devote herself to her music and win the Battle of the Bands with her bandmate and best friend, Lukas. Perhaps then, in the excitement of victory, he will finally realize she’s the girl of his dreams.But a phone call from a stranger shatters Kiri’s plans. He says he has her sister Suki’s stuff—her sister Suki, who died five years ago. This call throws Kiri into a spiral of chaos that opens old wounds and new mysteries.Like If I Stay and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Wild Awake explores loss, love, and what it means to be alive.
Publish date: May 28th 2013
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Pages no: 375
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
, Young Adult Contemporary
La sinopsis de este libro es totalmente engañosa. Comencé a leerlo pensando que iba a encontrarme una historia fresca y de autodescubrimiento post-muerte de una hermana, al estilo de Saving June, y en cambio me encontré con una historia donde el personaje principal cae un abismo de drogas y enfermed...
"As I pedal down the street ... the city blocks peel away like pages in a book I’m rifling through to find a single, highlighted sentence." This book left me entirely stunned, I adore everything about it! the writing is fantastic and the story was nothing like it said in the synopsis It's so much ...
This is my second 2013 debut in a row, and it went much like the last one: I did enjoy it but had a few minor problems with it. Even a few days after finishing this book, I’m not totally sure how I feel about protagonist Kiri. There were times I identified with her and liked her, and then there we...
This book was profound and mesmerizing. Review to come.
This book is like a fever dream...very weird feelings about it. I think they're mostly good but this book made me feel awful. Which is the point?