Coming of age

Everything about fifteen-year-old Cat's new town in rural Michigan is lonely and off-kilter, until she meets her neighbour, the manic, beautiful, pill-popping Marlena.

By Julie Buntin

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Read it because the writing is phenomenal. You are absolutely not going to want to miss this book!

Resonating with truth, Marlena is a powerful story of the lasting imprint one teenage girl can have on another.

Explores the teenage ferocity of female friendship—the intense rush of identifying a kindred soul, followed by an all-consuming passion that’s tainted, as fanaticism often is, with jealousy and suspicion.