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A SUMMER/FALL 2016 INDIES INTRODUCE SELECTION

SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 2016 ISSUE: FEATURED IN “WHAT’S HOT THIS MONTH”

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AN AMAZON EDITORS FAVORITE YOUNG ADULT BOOKS FOR FALL 2016

Random House/Delacorte Oct. 11, 2016

“Everyone takes a unique path to their dark places but Karen Fortunati’s portrayal of the road back is inspiring.”
–Stephanie Tromly, author, Trouble Is A Friend of Mine

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Seventeen-year-old Catherine Pulaski knows Zero is coming for her. Zero, the devastating depression born of Catherine’s bipolar disease, has almost triumphed once, propelling Catherine to her first suicide attempt. With Zero only temporarily restrained by the latest med du jour, time is running out. In an old ballet shoebox, Catherine stockpiles medications, preparing to take her own life before Zero can inflict its own living death on her again.

But Zero’s return is delayed due to unexpected and meaningful relationships that lessen Catherine’s sense of isolation. These relationships along with the care of a gifted psychiatrist alter Catherine’s perception of her diagnosis as a death sentence. This is a story of loss and grief and hope and how the many shapes of love – maternal, romantic and platonic – impact a young woman’s struggle with mental illness.