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Wild Awake

(2013)
A novel by

 
 
Things you earnestly believe will happen while your parents are away:

  • 1. You will remember to water the azaleas.
  • 2. You will take detailed, accurate messages.
  • 3. You will call your older brother, Denny, if even the slightest thing goes wrong.
  • 4. You and your best friend/bandmate, Lukas, will win Battle of the Bands.
  • 5. Amid the thrill of victory, Lukas will finally realize you are the girl of his dreams.
Things that actually happen:

  • 1. A stranger calls who says he knew your sister.
  • 2. He says he has her stuff.
  • 3. What stuff? Her stuff.
  • 4. You tell him your parents won't be able to -
  • 5. Sukey died five years ago; can't he -
  • 6. You pick up a pen.
  • 7. You scribble down the address.
  • 8. You get on your bike and go.
  • 9. Things...get a little crazy after that.*
*Also, you fall in love, but not with Lukas.

Both exhilarating and wrenching, Hilary T. Smith's debut novel captures the messy glory of being alive, as seventeen-year-old Kiri Byrd discovers love, loss, chaos, and murder woven into a summer of music, madness, piercing heartbreak, and intoxicating joy.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Praise for this book

"This absorbing debut expolres that most profound mystery of all love." - Gayle Forman


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Hardback Editions

May 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wild Awake
Author(s): Hilary T Smith
ISBN: 0-06-218468-7 / 978-0-06-218468-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wild Awake
Author(s): Hilary T Smith
ISBN: 0-06-218469-5 / 978-0-06-218469-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
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November 2013 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Wild Awake
Author(s): Hilary T Smith
ISBN: 1-74297-770-7 / 978-1-74297-770-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Hardie Grant Children's Publishing
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May 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Wild Awake
Author(s): Hilary T Smith
Publisher: HarperAudio
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May 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Wild Awake
Author(s): Hilary T Smith
Publisher: HarperAudio
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November 2013 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Wild Awake
Author(s): Hilary T Smith
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont
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May 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Wild Awake
Author(s): Hilary T Smith
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Availability: Amazon CA