MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#YAlit–Debut author Kara
Back Blue, a gripping new young adult title from Carolrhoda
Lab™, an imprint of Carolrhoda
Books, a division of Lerner
Publishing Group, is sure to catch the eye of teens interested in
fast-paced, gritty contemporary stories.
Finn is a 17-year-old full of paradoxes. He’s a drug dealer, but he’s
scoring money to send his twin sister to Harvard. He’s desperate to
shoot up even though he’s the most popular kid in Dammertown. He’s a
philosopher and orator who’s failing all his classes. The only time he
finds peace is when he’s bird-watching. Finn’s life begins to spiral out
of control, until he discovers a miracle drug called indigo. Finn is
convinced that the drug is the way out of everything broken in his life.
But is it really as magical as it seems?
A powerful debut novel with a heartbreaking narrator and a riveting plot
about drug addiction, Tripping
Back Blue is a blend of Breaking Bad and Catcher
in the Rye, with a twist of magical realism thrown in.
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About the Author
Storti graduated from the University of Southern Maine with an
MFA in Creative Writing, where she fell in love with writing novels for
young adults. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tripping
Back Blue is her first book.
About the Publisher
Lab™ is dedicated to distinctive, provocative, boundary-pushing
fiction for teens. Carolrhoda Lab probes and examines the young-adult
condition one novel at a time, affording YA authors and readers an
opportunity to explore and experiment with thoughts, ideas, and
paradigms in the human condition.
$17.99 Hardcover, Jacketed
eBook Also Available
368 Pages ● 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
To Purchase: Visit your local bookstore, order by phone at
800-328-4929, or visit us online at www.lernerbooks.com.