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“And through these ages untold, the river did act as the lifeblood of all those things alongside it.”

Jonah Hargrove is celebrating his thirteenth birthday by avoiding his abusive father, when a girl named River stumbles into his yard, injured and alone. The teenager has stolen thousands of dollars’ worth of meth from her murderous, drug-dealing boyfriend, but lost it somew
Hardcover, 315 pages
Expected publication: June 8th 2021 by Blackstone Publishing
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Dec 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Jonah seems to come from a household of no love, but that doesn't take away his sweetness and helpfulness. When River comes to his place as she is running, he ends up with a crush and is willing to put himself in danger to help her get away from the bad guys. As the story unfolds, we see that Jonah is willing to risk everything to help her become free not only from her addiction but from the guys that hunt her. He grows up a lot quicker
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I think it's just me but I was not in the mood for this book's choppy sentences, violent narrative and the regular changing of topics. Sometimes I actually search for books with these attributes but now isn't the time. I read half way through the novel and just put it down. I loved the author's last book and was hoping I'd get another fix of his writing with this one, but the two novels are very different.

Perhaps it's because of covid. I want something lingering and with continuity. I couldn't f
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James Wade is an award-winning fiction author with twenty short stories published in various literary journals and magazines. His debut novel, All Things Left Wild, was released June 16, 2020 from Blackstone Publishing. Wade's second novel, River, Sing Out will be released June 8, 2021 from Blackstone Publishing.

James spent five years as a journalist, before serving as a legislative director at th

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