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Six of Sorrow

June 25, 2024 | Young adult hardcover
ISBN: 9780593707760
$26.99
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Description

Sixteen years ago, six girls were born on the same day--and now, on their birthday, one of them is missing. From the author of Starlings comes a story about small-towns, friendships, and the terrifying things your parents don't tell you, that's perfect for fans of Yellowjackets.

For most of her life, Isabeau and her five best friends were inseparable--amazingly enough, the six girls even shared a birthday. Then a rift caused their friendships to fracture, and Iz lost everyone except Reuel, the only one who didn't abandon her.

Until now. The night of their sixteenth birthday, Isabeau leaves Reuel sitting on her front porch and heads home--and in the morning, Reuel is missing. She's gone for two days, and when she reappears, there's something wrong with her. She's sick. Really sick. And she doesn't remember anything that happened while she was gone.

If there's any bright side to the situation, it's that Reuel's peculiar disappearance brings the six girls back together. Their sisterhood feels as strong as it was years ago, but when another one of them disappears, they all agree that they must have more in common than simply their birthday. They all feel it. Something's been waiting for them, and that something has come to claim them one by one.

Deep in their bones, they know--it's just a matter of time until they they're all taken. And if they don't save themselves, no one will.

About this Author

Amanda Linsmeier has been a book nerd for as long as she can remember, and it was that great love of reading that led her to write her own stories. She lives in a small blue house surrounded by trees and cornfields, with her husband, their three wonderfully wild children, and, somehow, five pets. She is the author of Starlings.

ISBN: 9780593707760
Format: Young adult hardcover
Pages: 288
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Published: 2024-06-25

Reviews

"Linsmeier creates an eerie atmosphere of simmering, suppressed teenage rage. Equal parts unsettling and captivating, Six of Sorrow will hook its claws into you and never let you go." --Keshe Chow, author of The Girl with No Reflection
 
"Amanda Linsmeier's writing will have you checking under beds and inside the darkest corners of your closets as the spine-chilling twists unfold." --Kelly Cain, author of A Kiss from the Past

"Christopher Pike and Riverdale vibes will entice readers looking for subtle supernatural romance and small-town drama, all topped with a face-off against a menacing secret from the past." --Booklist

"The expertly built atmosphere and the contemplative themes earn this a spot next to Albert's Our Crooked Hearts and Legrand's Sawkill Girls." --The Bulletin

"A solid choice for teens looking for their next witchy girl group read." --School Library Journal

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