* 'Small moments will stay with readers. . . . The vivid characters in Leila's extended family are all realistically flawed but tender with each other, as they learn that while they are '-never to be the same . . . it's enough that we're each still here.'' - Publishers Weekly, starred review 'The outstanding strength of this book is Leila's narration. Leila is a character readers will care about and want to know. It is a perfect book to hand fans of Sarah Dessen or Laurie Halse Anderson.' - VOYA When her half sister commits suicide, sixteen-year-old Leila Abranel has only one question: why? That question sets Leila on a journey toward discovery, uncertainty, and love. Rich with an intricate and mesmerizing family history, Stay with Me is a story of an unforgettable girl coming of age in the midst of grief, mystery, and, ultimately, awakening.
April 2006 : USA Hardback
September 2007 : USA Paperback
September 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition