Fixing Delilah

Author(s): Sarah Ockler

Young Adult

Things in Delilah Hannaford's life have a tendency to fall apart. She used to be a good student, but she can't seem to keep it together anymore. Her "boyfriend" isn't much of a boyfriend. And her mother refuses to discuss the fight that divided their family eight years ago. Falling apart, it seems, is a Hannaford tradition.

Over a summer of new friendships, unexpected romance, and moments that test the complex bonds between mothers and daughters, Delilah must face her family's painful past. Can even her most shattered relationships be pieced back together again

Sarah Ockler delivers a powerful story, rich with emotion and filled with family, love, and self-discovery.


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A story of family, romance, and hope - the second Young Adult novel from Sarah Ockler, author of Twenty Boy Summer.

"[A] perfect fit for those seeking expressive writing, emotional depth, and lush, cinematic romance." - Booklist

Sarah Ockler wrote and illustrated her first book at age six - an adaptation of Steven Spielberg's E.T. Still recovering from her own adolescence, Sarah now writes for young adults. While nomadic at heart, she currently lives in Upstate New York with her husband Alex and an ever-expanding collection of sea glass.

General Fields

  • : 9780316052085
  • : Little, Brown & Company
  • : Little, Brown & Co
  • : January 2012
  • : 208mm X 140mm X 25mm
  • : United States
  • : March 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sarah Ockler
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 813.6
  • : 304