You, Me, and the Sea

You, Me, and the Sea

A Novel

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"To find her way, she must abandon everything she loves ... As a child, Merrow Shawe believes she is born of the sea: strong, joyous, and wild. Her beloved home is Horseshoe Cliff, a small farm on the coast of Northern California where she spends her days exploring fog-cloaked bluffs, swimming in the cove, and basking in the light of golden sunsets as her father entertains her with fantastical stories. It is an enchanting childhood, but it is not without hardship--the mystery of Merrow's mother's death haunts her, as does the increasingly senseless cruelty of her older brother, Bear. Then, like sea glass carried from a distant land, Amir arrives in Merrow's life. He's been tossed about from India to New York City and now to Horseshoe Cliff, to stay with her family. Merrow is immediately drawn to his spirit, his passion, and his resilience in the face of Bear's viciousness. Together they embrace their love of the sea, and their growing love for each other. But the ocean holds secrets in its darkest depths. When tragedy strikes, Merrow is forced to question whether Amir is really the person she believed him to be. In order to escape the danger she finds herself in and find her own path forward, she must let go of the only home she's ever known, and the only boy she's ever loved ..."--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062913562
0062913565
9780062429858
006242985X
Branch Call Number: FICTION Don
Description: 340, 14 pages ; 24 cm

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IndyPL_LindsayH Jul 31, 2019

This is a beautiful coming of age tale of love, loss, and the struggle to break free from the pain of the past. Merrow Shawe is entranced and drawn to the sea, It`s in her thoughts, memories, and she yearns for it.

Her childhood is a mix between an idyllic seaside farm life and the abuse she suffers from the hands of her brother who is haunted by ghosts from the past. As an adult her life shifts away from her home, but she is still anchored to her past. Will she be able to break through the darkness and find peace or will she drown in it? Pick this book up if you want to find out.

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