#Kidlit4Japan Auction #29b from Deborah Davis

Auction #29b: Signed copy of YA novel Not Like You from Deborah Davis

Description: The top five book winners will receive a copy of the YA novel, NOT LIKE YOU. “Starting a new chapter” is how Kayla’s mother, Marilyn, has always referred to their abrupt moves—five in the past two years. But what Kayla hates even more than moving is Marilyn’s drinking. It once landed Kayla in foster care, so she’ll do whatever it takes to keep her mother from falling apart again. Just until she turns eighteen, less than three years away. Now Marilyn has moved them to New Mexico, and promised, yet again, to quit booze for good. Kayla knows better than to believe her, but something about this move does feel different. Kayla is putting down roots, earning money as a dog walker, and spending time with Remy, a twenty-four-year-old musician. He’s her refuge from Marilyn’s daily struggle to stay sober. And after years of taking care of her mother, Kayla is starting to think of herself and who she wants to be. She knows for sure who she doesn’t want to be. But is she willing to do whatever it takes to create her own life—even if it means leaving her mother behind? Sharply honest and beautifully written, Deborah Davis’s powerful novel is about loving someone else enough to stay with her through anything—and loving yourself enough to let her go.

Estimated Value: $25 times 5 winners
Minimum Bid: $20
Bidder pays shipping
Auction Begins: Thursday 3/24 @ 1:30PM EDT
Auction Ends: Tuesday 3/29 @ 1:30PM EDT

Bio: Deborah Davis is the author of three award-winning novels for young people and editor of a non-fiction anthology. She teaches writing workshops, speaks at conferences, and offers manuscript critiques as well as coaching and mentoring for teen and adult writers. Her most recent novel, Not Like You, was included in the NYPL’s Books for the Teen Age, received a starred review in School Library Journal, and was a finalist for the Northern California Independent Bookseller’s Association Book of the Year Award. She lives in Berkeley, CA.

Author Deborah Davis’s Website: http://www.deborahdavisauthor.com

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About Greg R. Fishbone

Greg R. Fishbone is the author of galactic fiction for young readers including the GALAXY GAMES series from Tu Books @ Lee & Low Books. Check out his website at gfishbone.com
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4 Responses to #Kidlit4Japan Auction #29b from Deborah Davis

  1. BUY IT NOW: This item will remain active until the books are sold at a Buy It Now price of $20, set by the donor. Grab a great book at a bargain price and help the children of Japan!

  2. I’ll buy it for $20!

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