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Pitch Wars Mentor Book Spotlight with Sarah Guillory!

Thursday, 28 August 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

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GOLD 2013 Foreword Book of the Year in Young Adult Fiction

SILVER 2014 IPPY Book Award in Young Adult Fiction


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Jenna Oliver doesn’t have time to get involved with one boy, let alone two.

All Jenna wants is to escape her evaporating small town and her alcoholic mother. She’s determined she’ll go to college and find a life that is wholly hers—one that isn’t tainted by her family’s past. But when the McAlister twins move to town and Jenna gets involved with both of them, she learns the life she planned may not be the one she gets.

Ian McAlister doesn’t want to start over; he wants to remember.

Ian can’t recall a single thing from the last three months—and he seems to be losing more memories every day. His family knows the truth, but no one will tell him what really happened before he lost his memory. When he meets Jenna, Ian believes that he can be normal again because she makes not remembering something he can handle.

The secret Ian can’t remember is the one Luke McAlister can’t forget.

Luke has always lived in the shadow of his twin brother until Jenna stumbles into his life. She sees past who he’s supposed to be, and her kiss brings back the spark that life stole. Even though Luke feels like his brother deserves her more, Luke can’t resist Jenna—which is the trigger that makes Ian’s memory return.

Jenna, Ian, & Luke are about to learn there are only so many secrets you can keep before the truth comes to reclaim you.


Kirkus: “Frequent nature-inspired metaphors add depth. Intriguing.”

Booklist: “Guillory knows how to turn a phrase, and her writing is beautiful in places.”

School Library Journal: “The absorbing narrative and fast-moving mystery will appeal to a much broader audience. A definite purchase for most high school libraries.”


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Sarah Guillory is an award-winning teacher and author. Her debut novel, Reclaimed, was named the 2013 Foreword Book of the Year in Young Adult Fiction and garnered the Silver 2014 IPPY Book Award, also in Young Adult Fiction. She lives in Louisiana with her husband and their bloodhound.



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