Willliam Morrow

9780062905321

STARRED REVIEW

The Lightness

This an admirable novel helps illuminate why adolescence, for all its thrills of discovery, can be one of life’s most challenging stages.

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Review of ‘The Lightness’

Emily Temple’s moody debut novel, The Lightness, follows the lives of four bright but troubled teenage girls through a strange summer as they explore some of the dangerous outer reaches of young life and love.

The “panspiritual contemplation community” known as the Levitation Center is no ordinary overnight camp. Located high in the mountains, this…

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