The Beginning of After (Paperback)
In the aftermath of a car accident that kills her family, 16-year-old Laurel must face a new world of painful memories and new relationships. OAn honest look at grief that is both achingly real and powerfully hopeful."N"Kirkus Reviews."
About the Author
Jennifer Castle's first novel, The Beginning of After, was named an American Library Association Best Fiction for Young Adults selection and a Chicago Public Library "Best of the Best" Book. She wrote many unproduced movie and TV scripts before returning to her first love, fiction . . . but she's still hooked on film and the way we can find and tell our stories with images. She lives with her family in New York's Hudson Valley.
“Castle expertly guides the narrative through the various stages of grief, refusing to shrink away from even the most difficult areas, where life and death collide. An honest look at grief that is both achingly real and powerfully hopeful.”