Shiny Broken Pieces: A Tiny Pretty Things Novel

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Product Details

Price
$10.99
Publisher
Harperteen
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.0 X 0.9 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062342430

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About the Author

Sona Charaipotra is the author of Symptoms of a Heartbreak. She is a writer who has worked as a celebrity reporter at People and TeenPeople and has contributed to publications ranging from the New York Times to TeenVogue. She uses her master's in screenwriting from NYU and her MFA in creative writing from the New School to poke plot holes in her favorite teen TV shows--for work, of course. She is the cofounder of CAKE Literary, a boutique book packaging company with a decidedly diverse bent, and the coauthor (with Dhonielle Clayton) of the YA dance dramas Tiny Pretty Things and Shiny Broken Pieces, as well as the psychological thriller The Rumor Game. She is a proud We Need Diverse Books team member.

Dhonielle Clayton writes fiction for middle grade, young adult, and women and was named a Best Author of YA Fiction by BookRiot in 2019. She earned an MA degree in children's literature from Hollins University and an MFA in writing for children at the New School. She taught secondary school for several years and is a former librarian and cofounder of Cake Literary, a creative kitchen whipping up decadent and diverse literary confections for readers.

Reviews

"Equal parts mystery and social commentary, the novel is engrossing and titillating. An addicting thriller."--Kirkus Reviews
"The action never lets up in this scandalous sequel. Those who enjoyed Tiny Pretty Things will not be disappointed."--Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
Praise for TINY PRETTY THINGS: "A page-turner with a heart."--Kirkus Reviews
Praise for TINY PRETTY THINGS: "Appealing both to dancers and drama lovers, this engaging, pulpy read skillfully explores a variety of issues, from sexual orientation to ethnic identity to single-parent households, in a glamorous, high-stakes setting."--Booklist
Praise for TINY PRETTY THINGS: "Diversity is organically spotlighted [in this] fun and fast read."--School Library Journal
Praise for TINY PRETTY THINGS: "A beautiful example of diversity in characters and settings."--Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
Praise for TINY PRETTY THINGS: "Charaipotra and Clayton skillfully craft three distinctive, complex characters. This enticing glimpse into the ballet world is rich with detail and drama as the authors highlight its glamour and darkness."--Publishers Weekly