7 CDs. 9 hrs. S. & S. Audio. 2014. $29.99. ISBN 9781442385108. digital download.
Gr 9 Up—Matt Turner's world is falling apart—his beloved younger brother was bullied into suicide and his home life is in turmoil. He is angry at God, who let it all happen, and he's sick of hearing that he has to forgive, even when the message comes from Hayden, his loving girlfriend, who's spending an increasing amount of time with her youth ministry group—and its handsome young leader. Matt decides to live life as he wants, even if that means making not-so-great choices, but when an event happens that's out of Matt's control, he is forced to reexamine his position. Ultimately, this is a story of redemption, faith, and forgiveness. Narrator Kirby Heyborne gives life and voice to the author's characters.
VERDICT This book will appeal to Hopkins's fans, as well as students seeking to explore homosexuality, PTSD, and dysfunctional family relationships.

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