Emery Lord's New Book 'The Names They Gave Us' Has A Cover — EXCLUSIVE REVEAL
If you're a fan of Open Road Summer and When We Collided, I've got an exciting reveal for you. You can check out the cover for Emery Lord's new book, The Names They Gave Us, right here on Bustle! The YA novel doesn't roll into a bookstore near you until next spring, but I've got all the details that are sure to pique your interest and leave you wanting more.
Emery Lord's new book centers on Lucy: a young Bible camp counselor with a pretty much perfect life. She has a wonderful boyfriend, a loving family, and a great summer job. But when her mother's cancer rebounds, her boyfriend wants a break, and her employer sends her to work at a camp for "troubled" kids, Lucy finds herself questioning everything she believes about God and the nature of life. And just as she manages to find some comfort in her new normal, family secrets emerge that threaten all Lucy knows to be true.
Here's what Lord has to say about The Names They Gave Us:
The Names They Gave Us isn't the first time Lord has tackled a difficult and controversial subject. One of the protagonists of her most recent novel, When We Collided, has bipolar disorder. The mis-characterization of people with mental illness — and the attention that that ignorance gave to her book — bothered Lord, who writes:
Pick up Emery Lord's new book, The Names They Gave Us, from your favorite bookstore on May 16, 2017.
The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord, $10.58, Amazon
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