I just got the news that EVERY LAST WORD is a 2015 Cybils Awards finalist!
What an incredible honor to be here, and in such impressive company: http://www.cybils.com/the-2015-young-adult-fiction-finalists. Congratulations, fellow finalists!
Huge thanks to all the judges, and special thanks to Jennifer Donovan at 5 Minutes for Books for the nomination.
Sam worries that her popular friends will discover her OCD. But her worst fear is: “What if I’m crazy?” In this beautifully crafted book, Sam transforms from a girl who is afraid of who she is, into a girl who owns who she is—flaws included. Covering tough topics like depression, anxiety, peer pressure, and suicide, this compelling book inspires and captivates. Brimming with poetry and honest emotion and insight into the mind of a teen who suffers from anxiety, Every Last Word proves the hurting and healing power of every last word.
About The Cybils Awards: The Cybils Awards aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal.