Wild Awake

Wild Awake

Book - 2013
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In Wild Awake, Hilary T. Smith's exhilarating and heart-wrenching YA debut novel, seventeen-year-old Kiri Byrd has big plans for her summer without her parents. She intends to devote herself to her music and win Battle of the Bands with her bandmate and best friend, Lukas. Perhaps then, in the excitement of victory, he will finally realize she's the girl of his dreams.

But a phone call from a stranger shatters Kiri's plans. He says he has her sister's stuff--her sister, Sukey, who died five years ago. This call throws Kiri into a spiral of chaos that opens old wounds and new mysteries.

Like If I Stay and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Wild Awake explores loss, love, and what it means to be alive.

Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, c2013
ISBN: 9780062184689
Branch Call Number: YA SMI
Characteristics: 375 p. ;,22 cm


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SchroederTribe Jul 12, 2015

Manic. Confused and as lost as the protagonist, I felt like I was watching in a worried way what was happening rather than being able to gain an understanding.

Jun 25, 2014

The concept was interesting and the setting ( Vancouver!) was fun to see developed. However I couldn't get over the dramatic tonal shift that happened half way through the novel that had no apparent pay off at the end.

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Jun 07, 2016

PenguinGal1 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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