Lies That Bind: Lily's Story
Though she is no stranger to depression and suicidal thoughts, Lily could never have suspected that her best friend Declan would kill himself. Yet, convinced she should have seen it coming, she herself is the only one she blames for his death. Starting her final year of high school without him is hard enough; knowing he gave in to the darkness that she continues to fight makes it even harder. When the other kids at school start spreading rumors about her connection to Declan's suicide, every remaining aspect of her life becomes unbearable. It is through an unexpected friendship with Rhody - a friendship that Declan would strongly disapprove of - that Lily learns how to cope with her feelings by avoiding them altogether. But when Rhody's lifestyle catches up with him, Lily is forced to face her pain and the truth. Lies That Bind: Lily's Story takes an honest and uncompromised look at some painful and difficult issues that many teens face, including depression, suicide, and drug use.
- Publisher: Katherine L. Shanahan
- Publish Date: Aug 17th, 2015
- Pages: 424
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.94in - 1.18lb
- EAN: 9781943247004
- Categories: • Social Themes - Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
About the Author
K. Leigh Michaels has had a passion for children and teens since she was a young girl, and has been writing stories since she was six years old. Combining these two loves came naturally as a teen when she began writing short stories and poetry for teens. Leigh has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Wisconsin, and has had several poems published in anthologies. Lies that Bind: Lily's Story is Leigh's fifth publication. Leigh lives in Wisconsin with her husband and five adopted children.
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