Hold Still

Hold Still

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The award-winning first novel from the bestselling author of We Are Okay. For fans of 13 Reasons Why. In the wake of her best friend Ingrid's suicide, Caitlin is left alone, struggling to find hope and answers. When she finds the journal Ingrid left behind for her, she begins a journey of understanding and broadening her horizons that leads her to new friendships and first love. Nina LaCour brings the changing seasons of Caitlin's first year without Ingrid to life with emotion, honesty, and captivating writing.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 229 pages
  • 137.16 x 203.2 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0142416940
  • 9780142416945
  • 44,010

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Praise for Hold Still YALSA Best Books for Young Adults (2010); 2010 William C. Morris Honor Book "LaCour makes an impressive debut with an emotionally charged young adult novel about friendship and loss." -Publishers Weekly, starred review**
"LaCour strikes a new path through a familiar story, leading readers with her confident writing and savvy sense of prose." -Kirkus
"The book is written with honesty, revealing one's pain after the loss of a loved one." -School Library Journal
"A fresh voice to the world of young adult literature." -VOYA, starred review**
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About Nina LaCour

Nina LaCour (www.ninalacour.com) is the author of the award-winning Hold Still and widely acclaimed The Disenchantments. Formerly a bookseller and high school English teacher, she now writes and parents full time. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Nina lives with her family in Oakland, California.
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17,655 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 38% (6,626)
4 34% (6,017)
3 20% (3,605)
2 5% (949)
1 3% (458)
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