How It Feels to Float

av Helena Fox

ISBN 9781984814692

Pris: 149:-

A stunning, gutting, deeply hopeful YA novel about love and loss and living with mental illness, from an exceptional new voice

Biz knows how to float. She has her people, her posse, her mom and the twins. She has Grace. And she has her dad, who tells her about the little kid she was, and who shouldnt be here but is. So Biz doesnt tell anyone anything. Not about her dark, runaway thoughts, not about kissing Grace or noticing Jasper, the new boy. And she doesnt tell anyone about her dad. Because her dad died when she was seven. And Biz knows how to float, right there on the surfacenormal okay regular fine.

But after what happens on the beachfirst in the ocean, and then in the sandthe tethers that hold Biz steady come undone. Dad disappears and, with him, all comfort. It might be easier, better, sweeter to float all the way away? Or maybe stay a little longer, find her father, bring him back to her. Or maybemaybe maybe maybetheres a third way Biz just cant see yet.

This is a mesmerizing, radiant debut, at once heart-rending, humorous, and impossible to put down. Helena Fox tells a story about love and grief and family and friendship, about inter-generational mental illness, and how living with it is both a bridge to someone loved and lost and, also, a chasm. She explores the hard, bewildering, and beautiful places loss can take us, and honors those who hold us tightly when the current wants to tug us out to sea.

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How It Feels to Float

av Helena Fox

ISBN 9781984814692

Pris: 149:-

Roman

A stunning, gutting, deeply hopeful YA novel about love and loss and living with mental illness, from an exceptional new voice

Biz knows how to float. She has her people, her posse, her mom and the twins. She has Grace. And she has her dad, who tells her about the little kid she was, and who shouldnt be here but is. So Biz doesnt tell anyone anything. Not about her dark, runaway thoughts, not about kissing Grace or noticing Jasper, the new boy. And she doesnt tell anyone about her dad. Because her dad died when she was seven. And Biz knows how to float, right there on the surfacenormal okay regular fine.

But after what happens on the beachfirst in the ocean, and then in the sandthe tethers that hold Biz steady come undone. Dad disappears and, with him, all comfort. It might be easier, better, sweeter to float all the way away? Or maybe stay a little longer, find her father, bring him back to her. Or maybemaybe maybe maybetheres a third way Biz just cant see yet.

This is a mesmerizing, radiant debut, at once heart-rending, humorous, and impossible to put down. Helena Fox tells a story about love and grief and family and friendship, about inter-generational mental illness, and how living with it is both a bridge to someone loved and lost and, also, a chasm. She explores the hard, bewildering, and beautiful places loss can take us, and honors those who hold us tightly when the current wants to tug us out to sea.