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Barnesville Public Library Y HEN (Text) 33500013049655 New Available -
Breckenridge Public Library Y HEN (Text) 33500013049648 New Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780451480712
  • ISBN: 0451480716
  • Physical Description: 340 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Razorbill, [2019]

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Summary, etc.:
Seventeen-year-old Franny and her friends, The Ordinary, fill their time in traumatized Spendor, Ohio, filming their investigations of local legends for YouTube, but when they investigate a cosmic event, everything changes.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 February #1
    From Henry, one of YA's preeminent voices (A Million Junes, 2017), comes another exquisite, genre-bending novel. Five years after a deadly explosion at the local steel mill devastated the small town of Splendor, Ohio, six unlikely friends are still united by their shared grief. As "The Ordinary," the group films amateur ghost-hunting videos and posts them online. They stumble onto actual supernatural phenomena when they encounter a being made of light who imbues each of them with a strange power. As the most directly affected by the being, Frances bears the burden of the most power: she can control anything that runs on electricity. Six main characters make for a large cast, but each voice is distinct and nuanced. Fast-paced and intricately plotted, the story rockets toward an unexpected, sublime conclusion. Though resting comfortably in sf, it becomes clear in the end that this book is about so much more. Topics like theoretical astrophysics, existentialism, and empathy will resonate with inquisitive readers. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Emily Henry is the author of The Love That Split the World and A Million Junes. She is a full-time writer, proofreader, and donut connoisseur. She studied creative writing at Hope College and the New York Center for Art & Media Studies, and now spends most of her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the part of Kentucky just beneath it. She tweets @EmilyHenryWrite.

Subject: City and town life > Ohio > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Supernatural > Fiction.
Accidents > Fiction.
Family life > Ohio > Fiction.
Ohio > Fiction.
Science fiction.
City and town life > Ohio > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Accidents > Fiction.
Families > Ohio > Fiction.
Ohio > Fiction.
Science fiction.
Genre: Paranormal fiction.
Science fiction.
Magic realist fiction.

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