No Place Like Here by Christina June

No Place Like Here

Ashlyn Zanotti has big plans for the summer. She’s just spent a year at boarding school and can’t wait to get home. But when Ashlyn’s father is arrested for tax evasion and her mother enters a rehab facility for “exhaustion,” a.k.a. depression, her life is turned upside down.The cherry on top? Ashlyn’s father sends her to work with a cousin she doesn’t even know at a rustic team-building retreat center in the middle of nowhere. A se...


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TitleNo Place Like Here
Author
Release DateMay 21st, 2019
PublisherBlink
LanguageEnglish
GenreYoung Adult, Retellings, Contemporary, Young Adult Contemporary
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Reviews No Place Like Here

  • Katy Upperman
    2018-06-28
    Three Things I Love About NO PLACE LIKE HERE1. Steep character arc. In the opening of this novel, MC Ashlyn reminded me of myself as a teenager: quiet, resigned, and stuck in my head. As the story progresses, though, she becomes a strong, take-charge girl who makes big decisions and takes risks. Teen readers will be able to relate to her, and I think they'll love cheering her on.2. Unique setting. Ashlyn's summer job at a retreat center is really...
  • Christina
    2019-01-21
    NO PLACE LIKE HERE (publishing May 21, 2019):- inspired by Hansel & Gretl- set at a wilderness retreat center- a cousin story- complicated family dynamics- second chances- finding your voice- quotes- kissing- a zipline scene that actually happened to meThis book is dedicated to "the quiet girls" and came out of my experiences helping kids in my day job find their voices.
  • Rebekah
    2018-01-31
    Absolutely adored Ashlyn's story - it's one to watch for 2019!
  • Laura
    2019-01-28
    I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Christina June has a way with emotions and making her readers feel them strongly, whether it be anger, grief, joy, pride, and fear. In short, she makes her characters--and her readers--feel alive.After a year at boarding school following being arrested thanks to her no-good rotten shoplifting boyfriend (For more details, see "It Started With Goodbye" by Christina June), Ashlyn is f...
  • FloeticFlo
    2018-12-16
    Review TK.