6 Times We Almost Kissed (and One Time We Did)


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$18.99  $17.66
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
5.5 X 8.4 X 1.5 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

Born in a mountain cabin to a punk-rocker mother, Tess Sharpe grew up in rural California. She lives deep in the backwoods with a pack of dogs and a growing colony of feral cats. You can find her on twitter @sharpegirl.


Praise for Tess Sharpe

The Girls I've Been:

* "A captivating, explosive, and satisfyingly queer thriller." --Kirkus, starred review

* "An arrestingly incisive narrative . . . fiercely captivating and impressively characterized, this tightly plotted thriller is engrossing from start to finish." --Booklist, starred review

* "Not since Veronica Mars have hardscrabble swagger, enormous grief and teenage noir been combined into such a satisfying piece of storytelling. The Girls I've Been is a heart-wrenching, perfectly paced, cinematic thriller . . . a romance, a tragedy and a story about reclaiming agency and power. It is a triumph." --Bookpage, starred review

Barbed Wire Heart:

"Harley is one of the most complex, fascinating, dangerous characters I've encountered in years." --Lisa Gardner

"Terrific. " --David Baldacci

"Pulls off something rare." --Chicago Tribune

"Possibly the most powerful, original female character we've had in decades." --New York Journal of Books

* "Highly satisfying." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Sharpe is definitely a name to watch." --Booklist, starred review

Far From Here

* "This beautifully realized debut delves into the emotions of a girl recovering from drug addiction and grief, all wrapped up in a solid mystery." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Sharpe creat[es] a lacerating picture of grief and regret. ...The murder mystery is compelling, and its resolution serves as a reminder that love is irrevocably tied to loss and that few people get out of it unscathed." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

"This romance is full of struggle and strong emotions, likely to find an appreciable YA audience." --School Library Journal
"In this character-driven, slow-burn romance, both Penny and Tate are engaging voices, enriching the narrative with their strong and very different personalities. It's impossible to choose a favorite...Well characterized and wholly entertaining."--Kirkus
"Sharpe smartly navigates familiar romance tropes, such as friends-to-lovers, to craft a refreshing and gratifying dynamic...a savvy, slow-burn romance."--Publishers Weekly
* "Tess Sharpe's latest endeavor has all the trappings of a quintessential romance. [It dissects] Penny and Tate's thorny romance...their relationships with themselves, and...the very nature of love." --Booklist, starred review