Time Between Us #1
 Tamara Ireland Stone
Publisher: Hyperion
Publication Date: October 9, 2012
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Pages: 368

Anna and Bennett were never supposed to meet. Why would they? Anna’s a sixteen-year-old in 1995, fiercely determined to secure a running scholarship so she can leave her quiet, dull town and finally travel the world. Bennett’s a seventeen-year-old in 2012, living in San Francisco and trying to control his ability to travel through time – an incredible gift, but also an unpredictable curse, which constantly threatens to separate him from the people he loves.

When a minor lapse in judgment puts his sister Brooke in danger, Bennett finds himself two thousand miles and seventeen years away – in Anna’s world. As he searches for Brooke, Bennett is strangely and inescapably drawn to Anna, who feels sure she’s seen him somewhere before. Through the gorgeous, mysterious newcomer, able to travel anywhere in a split second, Anna visits deserted tropical beaches and stunning mediterranean coastlines for the first time, and they can’t help falling for one another.

But they both know, deep down, that it can never last. For no matter how desperate Bennett is to stay with Anna, his uncontrollable condition will inevitably knock him right back to where he belongs – and Anna will be left to pick up the pieces.





“A beautifully written, unique love story.” — Melissa Marr, New York Times best-selling author of The Wicked Lovely series

“A warm, time-bending romance. . . [that] will have readers rooting for the couple that keeps daring fate.”  — Publishers Weekly

“The story will hold readers with its twists and turns, present and future; its love, sadness, and anger; and especially, its surprising secrets.” — Booklist 

“A smart, thoughtful story with plenty of sigh-worthy moments, this novel is the perfect choice for readers who want a romance that leaves them with something to think about when it’s over.” — The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Book

“Time Between Us is the very best kind of love story–heart-pounding, intense, and unputdownable!” — Elizabeth Scott, author of Bloom and Perfect You


“I don’t even know where to start. It’s been a while since I was speechless from a book… Overall, a gorgeously told novel with terrific characters, scenery, and pacing. Stone is one of the most talented authors that I have discovered this year, and I can’t wait to pick up the next gem she writes!” — Christina

“Have you ever read a book that filled something inside you that you didn’t even know was empty, opened your eyes to aspects of your own life that needed reexamining? Have you ever sat for long moments after finishing a book, letting the emotions it brought to your surface swell inside you until they crash over you, like a wave? Have you ever missed the characters you were reading about, because they meant so much to you? If so, then you know what my experience reading Time Between Us was like.”  — Molli

“I just finished Time Between Us and can say if you have ever loved or lost—or are obsessed by time travel—this book is for you. I am still in a whirlwind of thoughts after finishing the last page, and this book reminds me why I love reading so much. I don’t hesitate to recommend this to teens or adults. 5 stars!” — Rebecca

“Holy smokes, this book was absolutely amazing. Yes, it is like a YA version of The Time Traveler’s Wife, and it blew me away… With every page I turned, I feel deeper into the story, wanting it to never end. This is a wonderful contemporary novel, mixed with a bit of science-fiction, giving us a book that I guarantee, you won’t be able to put down. This book will touch your heart, your mind and your soul.” — Claire

“You know that feeling you get after reading certain books, where you don’t even want to start another book because you just want to bask in the afterglow and maybe do a little daydreaming about it? Yeah, Time Between Us was like that for me. I loved it!!” — Christy




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