Happy Friday and welcome to my stop on the The Edge of Anything blog tour!! I am so excited to be a part of this tour, and I’m even more excited for you to discover Nora’s favorite quotes! Plus, follow the rest of the tour and enter to win a print copy of The Edge of Anything!
The Edge of Anything by Nora Shalaway Carpenter
Published on March 24, 2020 by Running Press Kids
Genres: YA, Contemporary
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Len is a loner teen photographer haunted by a past that’s stagnated her work and left her terrified she’s losing her mind. Sage is a high school volleyball star desperate to find a way around her sudden medical disqualification. Both girls need college scholarships. After a chance encounter, the two develop an unlikely friendship that enables them to begin facing their inner demons.
But both Len and Sage are keeping secrets that, left hidden, could cost them everything, maybe even their lives.
Set in the North Carolina mountains, this dynamic #ownvoices novel explores grief, mental health, and the transformative power of friendship.
“If your dreams do you scare, they are not big enough.”- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” -Albert Einstein
“I am always doing things I can’t. That is how I get to do them.” -Picasso
“I think the hard part of writing is just how long a book is terrible before it’s good.” -Leigh Bardugo
“She quietly expected great things to happen to her, and no doubt that’s one of the reasons they did.” -Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald
Nora Shalaway Carpenter holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Before she wrote books, she served as associate editor of Wonderful West Virginia magazine and has been a Certified Yoga Teacher since 2012. Originally from rural West Virginia, she currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina with her husband, three young children, and one not-so-young dog. Learn more at www.noracarpenterwrites.com or follow her on Instagram @noracarpenterwrites and Twitter @norawritesbooks.