“the story is one of love, trust, and risk—all three of which must be found in order to make life work in all its messiness.
“This book is a study, a narrative, a poem of what life means when you have to deal with the guilt and the pain of being a survivor. . .
“Garcia has created a way for these four teens to challenge the way they view themselves, each other, their community, and what they each dream for their future.”
Sabina “Bina” Tremper is a 17-year-old girl in trouble. She’s also a very troubled girl, self-sabotaging every relationship and engaging in reckless, thoughtless acts.
In The Driest Season, it is 1943, a war is being fought, a drought is threatening middle America’s farmland, and death visits unexpectedly.
“Be careful what you wish for, because you may get it, is a very famous saying.
“. . . laugh-out-loud moments and heart-pounding intrigue . . .”
“Ms. Despain knows how to keep the action flowing. . . . The Savage Grace is a paranormal romance, but the love story takes a back seat to the action.
“. . . a plot-driven novel conveyed in crisp, descriptive, and thought-provoking prose via an engagingly intelligent third-person narrator. . . . an auspicious debut.”
“A profound read, The Probability of Miracles depicts the harsh realities of life coupled with the pain of maturing, giving the reader much to ponder.”