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St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Press
On Sale: 12/21/2010
ISBN: 9780312656737240 Pages, Ages 14-18
From the author of Cracked Up to Be and Some Girls Are comes Courtney Summers's Fall or Anything, a gripping story about one girl's search for clues into the mysterious death of her father.
When Eddie Reeves's father commits suicide her life is consumed by the nagging question of why? Why when he was a legendary photographer and a brilliant teacher? Why when he seemed to find inspiration in everything he saw? And, most important, why when he had a daughter who loved him more than anyone else in the world? When she meets Culler Evans, a former student of her father's and a photographer himself, an instant and dangerous attraction begins. Culler seems to know more about her father than she does and could possibly hold the key to the mystery surrounding his death. But Eddie's vulnerability has weakened her and Culler Evans is getting too close. Her need for the truth keeps her hanging on...but are some questions better left unanswered?
My hands are dying.
I keep trying to explain it to Milo, but he just looks at me like I'm crazy.
"They don't feel warm—they haven't." I squeeze the tips of my fingers as hard as I can, which hurts. "They're not numb, though . . ."
Praise for Fall for Anything
“An unusual, bold effort that deserves attention.” —Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)
“If you haven't yet climbed aboard the Summers bandwagon, now is the time. This is a fearless and wonderfully executed young adult novel.” —School Library Journal
“Expertly crafted novel about the quest for peace after a death in the family.” —School Library Journal
“Both hauntingly written and compulsively readable.” —Booklist (Starred Review)
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Read the Kirkus Review of FALL FOR ANYTHING . A once-famous photographer has committed suicide, and 17-year-old Eddie, his only daughter, desperately wants to know why. - Kirkus Reviews