Raincoast Books

What Will You Read Next?

The Truth About Us


Available: 03/26/15
5.63 x 8.21 · 320 pages
Ages 14-17 years
CDN $14.99 · pb

 Canadian Title

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Janet Gurtler

A powerful and gripping contemporary YA from the author of I'm Not Her that's Just right for fans of Sarah Dessen and Jodi Picoult." - Booklist
The truth is that Jess knows she screwed up.
She's made mistakes, betrayed her best friend, and now she's paying for it. Her dad is making her spend the whole summer volunteering at the local soup kitchen.
Thetruth is she wishes she was the care-free party-girl everyone thinks she is.
She pretends it's all fine. That her "perfect" family is fine. But it's not. And no one notices the lie. . .until she meets Flynn. He's the only one who really sees her. The only one who listens.
The truth is that Jess is falling apart - and no one seems to care.
But Flynn is the definition of "the wrong side of the tracks."When Jess's parents look at him they only see the differences - not how much they need each other. They don't get that the person who shouldn't fit in your world. . . might just be the one to make you feel like you belong.

JANET GURTLER lives in Calgary, Canada with her husband and son and a chubby Chihuahua who refuses to eat dog food. Janet does not live in an Igloo or play hockey, but she does love maple syrup and says eh" a lot. Visit Janet at www.janet-gurtler.com.