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Places No One Knows

by Brenna Yovanoff

Places No One Knows by Brenna Yovanoff
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  • Published in USA  May 2016
    384 pages
    Genre: Romance

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For fans of Lauren Oliver and E. Lockhart, here is a dreamy love story set in the dark halls of contemporary high school, from New York Times bestselling author Brenna Yovanoff.

Waverly Camdenmar spends her nights running until she can't even think. Then the sun comes up, life goes on, and Waverly goes back to her perfectly hateful best friend, her perfectly dull classes, and the tiny, nagging suspicion that there's more to life than student council and GPAs.

Marshall Holt is a loser. He drinks on school nights and gets stoned in the park. He is at risk of not graduating, he does not care, he is no one. He is not even close to being in Waverly's world.

But then one night Waverly falls asleep and dreams herself into Marshall's bedroom - and when the sun comes up, nothing in her life can ever be the same. In Waverly's dreams, the rules have changed. But in her days, she'll have to decide if it's worth losing everything for a boy who barely exists.

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"Starred Review. A tightly woven, luminously written novel that captures the uncertain nature of high school and the difficult path of self-discovery." - Booklist

"Dark fiction with a hint of magic." - School Library Journal

"Starred Review. A brilliant romance that forces its protagonists to explore and accept themselves as they discover one another. Ages 14-18." - Kirkus

"I can't tell if this novel is a dream wrapped in razor wire or razor wire wrapped in dream. It doesn't really matter which it is - either way, I woke up satisfied." - Maggie Stiefvater, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Shiver trilogy, The Raven Cycle, and The Scorpio Races

"A bold and affecting novel about love and belonging. Everything about this book was achingly real, beautifully true and ultimately unforgettable. Read it." - Courtney Summers, author of All the Rage

"Addictive and ridiculously romantic. I fell in love along with Waverly and Marshall." - Kara Thomas, author of The Darkest Corners

"An unusual, emotionally fraught love story. A narrator who feels this 'real' is a genuine achievement." - Frank Portman, author of King Dork

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Brenna Yovanoff is the New York Times bestselling author of The Replacement, The Space Between, Paper Valentine, and Fiendish. She lives in Denver with her husband. To learn more about Brenna and her books, visit her online at brennayovanoff.com

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