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Drowning is inevitable

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"A literary knockout with the loudest of beating hearts." John Corey Whaley, Printz Award winner of Where Things Come Back Olivia has spent her whole life struggling to escape her dead mother's shadow. But when her father can't even look at her because Olivia reminds him of her mother, and her grandmother mistakenly calls her "Lillian," shaking a reputation she didn't ask for is next to impossible. Olivia is used to leaning on her best friend, Jamie; her handsome but hot-tempered boyfriend, Max; and their wild-child friend, Maggie, for the reality check that her small Louisiana town can't provide. But when a terrible fight between Jamie and his father turns deadly, all Olivia can think to do is grab her friends and run. In a flash, Olivia, Jamie, Max, and Maggie become fugitives on the back roads of Louisiana. They're headed to New Orleans, where they hope to find a solution to an unfixable problem. But with their faces displayed on all the news stations, their journey becomes a harrowing game of hide-and-seek from the police--and so-called allies, who just might be the real enemy. Shalanda Stanley's breathtaking debut novel explores the deep ties between legacy, loyalty, and love, even as it asks the question: How far would you go to save a friend?
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display_description After seventeen-year-old Olivia and her friend Jamie accidentally kill Jamie's abusive father, two other friends, Max and Maggie, join them in running away from St. Francisville, Louisiana, to hide out in New Orleans while they try to figure out what to do next.
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subject_facet Best friends -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Homicide -- Fiction, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Death & Dying, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Runaways, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction, Runaways -- Fiction
title_display Drowning is inevitable
title_full Drowning Is Inevitable, Drowning is inevitable / Shalanda Stanley
title_short Drowning is inevitable
topic_facet Best friends, Fathers and sons, Friendship, Homicide, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Death & Dying, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Runaways, Mothers and daughters, Runaways, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature