Giveaway: Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles (US/Canada)

 

READ BETWEEN THE LINES

by Jo Knowles

Release Date: March 10, 2015

Candlewick Press

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Does anyone ever see us for who we really are? Jo Knowles’s revelatory novel of interlocking stories peers behind the scrim as it follows nine teens and one teacher through a seemingly ordinary day.
 
Nate suffers a broken finger—the middle one, splinted to flip off the world. It won’t be the last time a middle finger is raised on this day. Dreamer Claire envisions herself sitting in an artsy café, filling a journal, but fate has other plans. One cheerleader dates a closeted basketball star; another questions just how, as a "big girl," she fits in. A group of boys scam drivers for beer money without remorse—or so it seems. Over the course of a single day, these voices and others speak loud and clear about the complex dance that is life in a small town. They resonate in a gritty and unflinching portrayal of a day like any other, with ordinary traumas, heartbreak, and revenge. But on any given day, the line where presentation and perception meet is a tenuous one, so hard to discern. Unless, of course, one looks a little closer—and reads between the lines. 
 
 
 
b2ap3_thumbnail_Jo_Knowles.JPGABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jo Knowles is the author of Jumping Off Swings and its sequel, Living with Jackie Chan, as well as See You at Harry’s. She lives in Vermont with her family. You can find her on Twitter at @JoKnowles.
 
 
 

 

 

 

GIVEAWAY
TEN winners will each win a hardcover of Jo Knowle's READ BETWEEN THE LINES. US/Canada only.

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30-60 days after the giveaway ends.

During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question they'll be answering in the comments below for extra entries: 
How does Nate break his middle finger? Read chapter sampler to find out https://www.scribd.com/doc/250251128/Read-Between-the-Lines-by-Jo-Knowles-Chapter-Sampler

 

 

*** this giveaway has ended ***

 

 

 

 

Rate this blog entry:
New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul - February 2015
It's live!! Cover Reveal: Daughter of Dusk by Livi...

Related Posts

 

Comments 46

Guest - stacy on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 21:39

He broke his finger in gym class playing basketball.
Hope I win a copy, it looks good.

0
He broke his finger in gym class playing basketball. Hope I win a copy, it looks good.
Christine Henderson on Thursday, 12 February 2015 00:02

A basketball thrown too hard in P.E. broke Nate's finger.

0
A basketball thrown too hard in P.E. broke Nate's finger.
Guest - Sierra on Thursday, 12 February 2015 01:51

Bully in gym class while playing basketball did the trick. Thanks for the giveaway!!!

0
Bully in gym class while playing basketball did the trick. :( Thanks for the giveaway!!!
Brynne on Thursday, 12 February 2015 08:31

He gets hit with a basketball thrown too hard in gym class. Ouch.

0
He gets hit with a basketball thrown too hard in gym class. Ouch.
MaCaila Sharp on Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:50

a basketball is thrown too hard at him in gym glass

0
a basketball is thrown too hard at him in gym glass :o
Guest - you on Thursday, 12 February 2015 12:43

playing basketball in gym class (threw the ball too hard)

0
playing basketball in gym class (threw the ball too hard)
Guest - Jen on Thursday, 12 February 2015 20:38

Broke his finger during basketball game in gym class

0
Broke his finger during basketball game in gym class
Kristie on Saturday, 14 February 2015 23:12

Playing basketball in PE.

0
Playing basketball in PE.
Guest - Hannah Parmar on Sunday, 15 February 2015 04:48

Nate breaks his finger by a basketball in gym.

0
Nate breaks his finger by a basketball in gym.
Guest - bn100 on Sunday, 15 February 2015 21:46

he got hit with a basketball in gym class

0
he got hit with a basketball in gym class
Kierra on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 15:40

He broke his finger when someone passes the basketball to him.

0
He broke his finger when someone passes the basketball to him.
Guest - Elizabeth Ana-Maire on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 21:57

BROKE HIS FINGER PLAYING BASKETBALL!!!

0
BROKE HIS FINGER PLAYING BASKETBALL!!!
Leni Checkas on Thursday, 19 February 2015 14:00

Nate broke his finger during gym basketball, and no one cared enough to stop the game. Double ouch!

0
Nate broke his finger during gym basketball, and no one cared enough to stop the game. Double ouch!
Guest - Jen P on Thursday, 19 February 2015 14:15

A basketball in the finger in gym class

0
A basketball in the finger in gym class
Niki Moss on Thursday, 19 February 2015 15:26

He broke it playing basketball.

0
He broke it playing basketball.
Guest - Linda Mitchell on Thursday, 19 February 2015 19:44

He broke it catching an unfair pass in an unfair game in and unfair situation of being a son to a disappointed father. I want to know more! This was the most fun giveway entry ever! Thanks.

0
He broke it catching an unfair pass in an unfair game in and unfair situation of being a son to a disappointed father. I want to know more! This was the most fun giveway entry ever! Thanks.
Guest - Dawn Rankin on Friday, 20 February 2015 12:43

He broke his finger catching a basketball pass that was thrown way too hard!

0
He broke his finger catching a basketball pass that was thrown way too hard!
Lori W on Friday, 20 February 2015 13:00

He broke his finger playing basketball in gym class. Someone threw the ball to hard.

0
He broke his finger playing basketball in gym class. Someone threw the ball to hard.
Delia Chavez on Saturday, 21 February 2015 04:33

He broke his finger in gym class playing basketball.

0
He broke his finger in gym class playing basketball.
Dan Denman on Sunday, 22 February 2015 02:21

He gets hit with a basketball that is passed too hard to him.

0
He gets hit with a basketball that is passed too hard to him.

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

The Little Girl Who Wanted to be Big
The internet’s “World’s Best Father," award-winning photographer Dave Engledow, follows...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Diamond and the Boy
Told in a unique dual-narrative format, The Diamond and the...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Little Penguin Stays Awake
A charming companion to Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups and...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Merry Christmas, Little One
Christmas comes but once a year - Time...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Hi-Five Animals
What's the best way to say hello to anyone you...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Three Little Superpigs
After defeating the Big Bad Wolf, the Three Little Superpigs...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Twice Dead
Naya, the daughter of a sea merchant captain, nervously undertakes...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
I, Sofia-Elisabete, Love Child of Colonel Fitzwilliam: A Perfect World in the Moon
In 1815, a 5-year-old girl searches for Utopia in a...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Way I Used to Be
The main character Eden is raped by her brother's best...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Agony House
Denise Farber has just moved back to New Orleans with...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
PortalsByAnnChristy.jpg
The world sees the portals as an invasion. For Lysa,...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
ONE RULE. DON'T FALL FOR THE BAD BOY. Sixteen-year-old Jasmine...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Island of Monsters (Spirit Hunters #2)
The perfect spooky read for Halloween, this pulse-pounding adventure will...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Four Three Two One
Golden “Go” Jennings wasn’t supposed to be on Bus 21...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
The Lines We Cross
Michael likes to hang out with his friends and play...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Max Tilt: 80 Days or Die
When thirteen-year-old Max Tilt stumbled across his great-great-great-grandfather Jules Verne’s...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)

Latest Member Reviews

The Little Girl Who Wanted to be Big
 
5.0
"Dave Engledow does it again with THE LITTLE GIRL WHO WANTED TO BE BIG. All the little girl wants to..."
The Diamond and the Boy
 
4.3
"Told in alternation POVs, THE DIAMOND AND THE BOY tells the story of how the diamond is created and the..."
Little Penguin Stays Awake
 
5.0
"All Little Penguin wants to do his fly like all of the other birds. His only hope is wishing on..."
Merry Christmas, Little One
 
5.0
"MERRY CHRISTMAS, LITTLE ONE is a fun, interactive story about Christmas time and snowmen. "Christmas comes but once a year..."
Hi-Five Animals
 
5.0
"HI-FIVE ANIMALS is exactly as it sounds. You Hi-Five all of the animals! The illustrations are adorable with close up..."
The Three Little Superpigs
 
4.0
"What happens after the Three Little Pigs put the Wolf in jail? Well, he plots his revenge of course! THE..."
Twice Dead
 
5.0
"Feedback I absolutely loved this story! This book was never boring and always kept me wanting more. The beginning..."
Turtles All the Way Down
 
4.7
"Great book - one of my favorites by John Green, for sure."
Wink Poppy Midnight
 
4.7
"Definitely worth the read! A fun book even though it has some creepier turns, and loved Tucholke's writing style!..."
All The Crooked Saints
 
5.0
"Loved this book from start to finish. Stiefvater was at her best with her prose here and the novel was..."
Carve The Mark
 
4.7
"A good read. A bit confusing in the beginning, but as with many fantasy novels, it works itself out...."
Genuine Fraud
 
3.7
"Interesting, quick read. You're held a bit at a distance because of the nature of this narrator, but it's worth..."
Before I Fall
 
5.0
"Love this book! One of my favorites."
We Were Liars
 
5.0
"I loved this book!"
The Princesses of Iowa
 
5.0
"I really enjoyed this book!"
Warcross
 
5.0
"Hello you guys! So I have read a few more books that I want to review (one is a reread)..."
Speak
 
3.7
"It's a fast read."
The Agony House
 
4.0
"Denise Farber and her mother and stepfather have moved back to New Orleans. Denise lost her grandmother and father to..."
The Island of Monsters (Spirit Hunters #2)
 
5.0
"Harper moved to Washington, D.C. with her family and found out about her paranormal abilities in Spirit Hunters. She has..."
Missing Pieces (Hello Neighbor #1)
 
4.0
"Nicky's family moves around a lot, and he gets tired of having to adjust to new towns, new schools, and..."