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How it Feels to Float

Helena Fox


PUBLISHED: 23rd April 2019
ISBN: 9781760783303
ANNOTATION:
A stunning, profound, deeply hopeful story about love, loss and living with mental illness, from an exceptional new voice in YA.
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PUBLISHED: 23rd April 2019
ISBN: 9781760783303
ANNOTATION:
A stunning, profound, deeply hopeful story about love, loss and living with mental illness, from an exceptional new voice in YA.

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A stunning, profound, deeply hopeful story about love, loss and living with mental illness, from an exceptional new voice in YA.

Publisher Description

'Every now and then you pick up a novel and you know you've found something wonderful - a glorious voice, a character you adore. Helena Fox's novel delivers. It is exquisite. Read it.' Cath Crowley

Biz knows how to float. She has her people, posse, her mum and the twins. She has Grace. And she has her dad, who tells her about the little kid she was, and who shouldn't be here but is. So Biz doesn't tell anyone anything. Not about her dark, runaway thoughts, not about kissing Grace or noticing Jasper, the new boy. And she doesn't tell anyone about her dad. Because her dad died when she was seven. And Biz knows how to float, right there on the surface - normal okay regular fine.

PRAISE FOR HOW IT FEELS TO FLOAT

'A profoundly moving story about grief, loss, and love that will take your breath away. Helena Fox is a writer to be reckoned with.' Kathleen Glasgow

'This book will explode you into atoms, put you back together, and return the new shape of you to earth. Alive with sensation and rich in thought and feeling, How It Feels to Float intensively explores what it's like to be here now.' Margo Lanagan

'Mesmerizing and timely.' Bustle

'Impossibly beautiful.' Kerry Kletter

Author Biography

Helena Fox lives in the seaside city of Wollongong, Australia, with her endlessly creative and kind family. She mentors and runs writing workshops for young people, and is a graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College in the U.S. Helena has travelled and lived all around the world, but of all her adventures, working with young people and helping them find and express their voice has brought her the greatest joy. How It Feels to Float is her debut novel.

Product Details

Author
Helena Fox
Publisher
Pan Macmillan Australia
Year
2019
ISBN-10
1760783307
ISBN-13
9781760783303
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
384
Publication Date
2019-04-23
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