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The social hierarchy of a small-town high school is revealed through the voices of Alex, Jack, and Peekay, who are still haunted by the brutal rape and murder of Alex's sister years ago. Alex, however, is on a quest for vengeance.
After Mickey Catalan, a star athlete, is sidelined by a car crash, she relies on pain medicine to help her recover faster. When she discovers that it isn't enough, Mickey spirals out of control, and her need for relief leads her to lie, steal, and shoot up.
- Best Fiction for Young Adults 2020, Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers 2020
- ISBN: 9780062847195
When a car crash sidelines Mickey just before softball season, she must keep her spot as the catcher. Her prescribed pills do more than ease the pain; they make her feel good. Pressley delivers this book with the strength of a no-excuses athlete who slowly starts to rationalize her descent into drug dependency.
Lynn is prepared to do whatever it takes to protect her pond from strangers and ensure her own survival in a world where water – and safety – are in short supply.