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The Taste of Blue Light

The Taste of Blue Light

‘Since I blacked out, the slightest thing seems to aggravate my brain and fill it with fire’

These are the things Lux knows:
She is an Artist.
She is lucky.
She is broken.

These are the things she doesn’t know:
What happened over the summer.
Why she ended up in hospital.
Why her memories are etched in red.

‘The nightmares tend to linger long after your screams have woken you up …’

Desperate to uncover the truth, Lux’s time is running out. If she cannot piece together the events of the summer and regain control of her fractured mind, she will be taken away from everything and everyone she holds dear.

If her dreams don’t swallow her first.

(P) 2017 Hodder Children’s Books
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Romance / Adult & Contemporary Romance

On Sale: 7th September 2017

Price: £15.99

ISBN-13: 9781444942118


If Sylvia Plath wrote a novel for young adults, The Taste of Blue Light would be it... Beautiful. Visceral. Gripping. I loved it
Louise O'Neill, author of Asking For It
A gripping Bell Jar-type narrative of mental distress and confusion
Financial Times
Remember the name Lydia Ruffles: this devastating and brilliant YA book goes to the most unexpected of places and will leave you mulling it over for days, weeks and months after
This gripping thriller will stay with you long after you finish the last page
The Sun on Sunday
dark and affecting...a truly unforgettable debut
Heat Magazine
An original take on trauma and memory loss...Lux's voice engages readers on issues that are timely, absorbing and perceptively related
Irish Times
A game-changing exploration of mental health
Emerald Street