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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Susan T. (website) on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:57

He broke it in gym class playing basketball.

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He broke it in gym class playing basketball.
Guest - Lydia Monk on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 18:47

He broke his finger in gym class, thanks to a bully.

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He broke his finger in gym class, thanks to a bully.
Sandy S on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 07:44

Keith throws the basketball at him too hard.

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Keith throws the basketball at him too hard.
Guest - Tarah (website) on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 21:28

I'm not sure how he broke his middle finger because I haven't read the book yet but I'd really like to find out!

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I'm not sure how he broke his middle finger because I haven't read the book yet but I'd really like to find out!
katie freeland on Saturday, 07 March 2015 23:54

Nate's finger broke because a basketball was thrown really hard at him.

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Nate's finger broke because a basketball was thrown really hard at him.
Guest - Allie Stevens on Sunday, 08 March 2015 13:44

He broke his finger trying to catch a too-hard pass in basketball! Ouch.

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He broke his finger trying to catch a too-hard pass in basketball! Ouch.
Guest - Irene M on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 13:23

Playing basketball in gym class

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Playing basketball in gym class
Guest - Irene M on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 13:26

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Kelly Mogk (website) on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 04:44

Misplaced adolescent angst and rage, a basketball game, and poor timing broke Nate's finger.

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Misplaced adolescent angst and rage, a basketball game, and poor timing broke Nate's finger. ;)
Rebecca King on Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:44

Nate's finger gets broken by a hard pass while playing basketball in gym class.

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Nate's finger gets broken by a hard pass while playing basketball in gym class.

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