Little, Brown. Jan. 2022. 416p. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9781368057851.
Gr 10 Up–Faith, Hope, and Charity are sisters growing up in a conservative Christian household in Wyoming. When Faith is outed to her family as a lesbian by Charity, her parents arrange for her to be sent to a conversion camp. Instead of going, Faith runs away without leaving any clues to her whereabouts. Told from the perspective of Hope, readers watch as a family deals with the consequences of their actions. Hope was extremely close to Faith and struggles with missing her best friend, while blaming Charity for Faith’s leaving. As a way to cope, Hope discovers punk and rock music and attempts to help others through the message in her music. Racism, homophobia, and white nationalism are all addressed in this novel. A broad range of characters from different backgrounds add depth and address the themes without being heavy-handed.
VERDICT A high school microcosm of today’s political climate set to punk music, this is a first purchase for all young adult collections.

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