If you haven't read Tom and Laura McNeal's other books yet, go and get your hands on a copy of Crooked
, and especially Crushed
(a modern take on Pride and Prejudice
) as soon as possible—we love them!
In her solo debut, Laura McNeal writes about fifteen-year-old Pearl DeWitt and how she falls into a forbidden romance with one of the migrant workers her uncle has hired to work his avocado groves.
Then the wildfires strike. But Pearl knows that Amiel, her love, is in the direct path of the fire, with no one to warn him, and no way to get out. Slipping away from safety and her family, Pearl moves toward the dark creek, where the smoke has become air, the air smoke.
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