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Girl in Pieces

(2016)
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For fans of Girl, Interrupted, Thirteen Reasons Why, and All the Bright Places comes a novel Nicola Yoon, author of Everything, Everything, calls "a haunting, beautiful, and necessary book that will stay with you long after you've read the last page".

Charlotte Davis is in pieces. At 17 she's already lost more than most people do in a lifetime. But she's learned how to forget. The broken glass washes away the sorrow until there is nothing but calm. You don't have to think about your father and the river. Your best friend, who is gone forever. Or your mother, who has nothing left to give you.

Every new scar hardens Charlie's heart just a little more, yet it still hurts so much. It hurts enough to not care anymore, which is sometimes what has to happen before you can find your way back from the edge.

A deeply moving portrait of a girl in a world that owes her nothing, and has taken so much, and the journey she undergoes to put herself back together. Kathleen Glasgow's debut is heartbreakingly real and unflinchingly honest. It's a story you won't be able to look away from.

Includes an author's note read by the author.

"Equal parts keen-eyed empathy, stark candor, and terrible beauty. This book is why we read stories: to experience what it's like to survive the unsurvivable; to find light in the darkest night." (Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King)

"Raw, visceral, and starkly beautiful, with writing that is at times transcendent in its brilliance.... An unforgettable story of trauma and resilience." (Kerry Kletter, author of The First Time She Drowned)

"A breathtakingly written book about pain and hard-won healing.... I want every girl to read Girl in Pieces." (Kara Thomas, author of The Darkest Corners)

"A Girl, Interrupted for a new generation.... The story of the mad girl is ultimately a story about being a girl in a mad world, how it breaks us into pieces and how we glue ourselves back together." (Melissa Febos, author of Whip Smart and Abandon Me)

"Dark, frank, and tender, Girl in Pieces keeps the reader electrified for its entire journey. You're so uncertain if Charlie will heal, so fully immersed in hoping she does." (Michelle Wildgen, author of Bread and Butter and You're Not You)

"Girl in Pieces has the breath of life; every character in it is fully alive. Charlie Davis' complexities are drawn with great understanding and subtlety." (Charles Baxter, author of National Book Award finalist The Feast of Love)

Genre: Young Adult Romance

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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN: 1-101-93471-9 / 978-1-101-93471-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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August 2016 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN: 1-101-93473-5 / 978-1-101-93473-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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Paperback Editions

June 2018 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN: 1-4607-5612-6 / 978-1-4607-5612-6 (Australia edition)
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April 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN: 1-101-93474-3 / 978-1-101-93474-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ember
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October 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN: 1-78074-945-7 / 978-1-78074-945-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Rock the Boat
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September 2016 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN: 1-4607-5105-1 / 978-1-4607-5105-3 (Australia edition)
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January 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN: 1-5247-0080-0 / 978-1-5247-0080-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Pr
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
ISBN: 0-7352-0910-3 / 978-0-7352-0910-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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August 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
Publisher: Listening Library
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August 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
Publisher: Listening Library
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Kindle Editions

October 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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August 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Girl in Pieces
Author(s): Kathleen Glasgow
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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