The Vanishing Season
It is dangerous to be a beautiful girl. Maggie doesn’t want a new life. She liked her old one just fine. When her parents lose their jobs and move them from bustling Chicago to small, run-down Door County, Wisconsin, she thinks she’ll spend a year reading classics and killing time until college. But things don’t turn out as she thought.
Pauline understands what it’s like to feel restless—she has spent her entire life dreaming of leaving Door County and becoming a singer, but she’s expected to take over the family business. Her mother spends all day in bed, and her best friend is a misunderstood loner who tinkers with model airplanes and has been in love with her forever.
As Maggie and Pauline’s worlds collide and change around them, they will both experience love and loss. By the end of the book, only one of them will survive.
Beautiful and creepy, THE VANISHING SEASON is an intense, emotionally-charged novel about two girls struggling to cope with their uncertain futures, a murder in a close-minded, tight-knit small town in Wisconsin…and a ghost. A hauntingly poetic tale of love and death from New York Times bestselling author Jodi Lynn Anderson, author of the PEACHES series and TIGER LILY.
Ages: 14 and up
Published by: HarperCollins Children's Books