Thursday, August 19, 2010


Miles and Laura were like sisters.  Although, they really only cousins, the two were in separable, but then there was high school.  By then the differences between the girls was causing their tight bond to unravel.

Laura had everything.  Her single father was a wealthy political force in Washington, D.C.  She went to the best school, wore the best clothes, and partied with the best.  And if that wasn't enough, she was beautiful, too.

Miles and her mother lived in the guest house courtesy of Laura's father.  Miles only saw her own father once year during summer vacation when he came to stay with her while her mother took off for parts unknown.  Overweight and interested only in books and writing stories of her own, Miles still loves Laura but senses that their relationship is changing.

As little girls, the two cousins spent hours in the tree house creating fantasy stories for entertainment.  Now their time in the tree house is occupied by getting high on stolen prescription meds.  Miles knows that Laura is prone to bouts of depression, but when her beautiful cousin commits suicide, Miles world spins out of control.

YOU KNOW WHERE TO FIND ME details Miles's life after losing her closest friend.  It's a summer that stretches endlessly ahead as she misses her friend, deals with another good friend's sudden romantic involvement with another girl, and puts up with unwanted attention from her part-time dad.  Miles must find herself and prove she is worthy to carry on without the most important person she's ever known.

Author of the GINGERBREAD series and co-author of NICK AND NORAH'S INFINITE PLAYLIST, Rachel Cohn uses her unique insight to connect to the odd, misfit character of Miles.  Full of gritty scenes of D.C.'s teen culture and plenty of soul-searching, fans of Cohn will likely find this a rewarding read.

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