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

 

 

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

a basketball is thrown too hard at him in gym glass

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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)

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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

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

Playing basketball in PE.

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

Nate breaks his finger by a basketball in gym.

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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

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he got hit with a basketball in gym class

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