The Stepping Off Place

The Stepping Off Place

Book - 2020 | First edition
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From debut author Cameron Kelly Rosenblum comes a stunning teen novel that tackles love, grief, and mental health as one girl must process her friend's death and ultimately learn how to stand in her own light. Perfect for fans of All the Bright Places and We Were Liars. It's the summer before senior year. Reid is in the thick of Scofield High's in-crowd thanks to her best friend, Hattie, who has been her social oxygen since middle school.But summer is when Hattie goes to her family's Maine island home. Instead of sitting inside for eight weeks, waiting for her to return, Reid and their friend, Sam, enter into a pact--to live it up, one party at a time. But days before Hattie is due home, Reid finds out the shocking news that Hattie has died by suicide. Driven by a desperate need to understand what went wrong, Reid searches for answers.In doing so, she uncovers painful secrets about the person she thought she knew better than herself. And the truth will force Reid to reexamine everything.
Publisher: New York, NY : Quill Tree Books, 2020
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9780062932075
0062932071
Characteristics: 475 pages ; 22 cm

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Devastated by the suicide death of a best friend who supported her through her social anxiety, Reid is driven by loyalty and a desperate need to understand to investigate what happened, before uncovering painful secrets.

Devastated by the suicide death of a best friend who supported her through her social anxiety, Reid is driven by loyalty and a desperate need to understand to investigate what happened, before uncovering painful secrets.

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PPLTeen Feb 13, 2020

Reid is in the thick of Scofield High's in-crowd thanks to her best friend, Hattie, who has been her social oxygen since middle school.But summer is when Hattie goes to her family's Maine island home. Instead of sitting inside for eight weeks, waiting for her to return, Reid and their friend, Sam... Read More »


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