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Here So Far Away

A high school senior falls into a deep and dangerous romance with an older man in Hadley Dyer's young adult novel.

Hadley Dyer

The feisty and fearless George Warren (given name: Frances, but no one calls her that) has never let life get too serious. Now that she's about to be a senior, her plans include partying with her tight-knit group of friends and then getting the heck out of town after graduation.

But instead of owning her last year of high school, a fight with her best friend puts her on the outs of their social circle. If that weren't bad enough, George's family has been facing hard times since her father, a police sergeant, was injured and might not be able to return to work, which puts George's college plans in jeopardy.

So when George meets Francis, an older guy who shares her name and her affinity for sarcastic banter, she's thrown. If she lets herself, she'll fall recklessly and hopelessly in love. But because of Francis's age, she tells no one — and ends up losing almost everything, including herself.

This is a gorgeous, atmospheric and gut-wrenching novel that readers won't soon forget. (From HarperCollins)

Here So Far Away is available in March 2018.