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Publisher's Summary

READ THE BOOK CRITICS ARE RAVING ABOUT!
“A brilliant debut.” —Graeme Simsion, New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Project
“A heartwarming and unforgettable page-turner.” —Booklist, starred review
“A powerful affirmation of the fragility and strength of families.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“At once captivating and heart-wrenching…. Ginny's is a unique and compelling voice…. Ginny Moon is original, revealing and timely. And, with any luck, it will spark much-needed conversations around foster care, adoption and autism.” —The Toronto Star
Full of great big heart and unexpected humor, Ludwig's debut introduces the lovable, wholly original Ginny Moon who discovers a new meaning of family on her unconventional journey home.
Ginny Moon is exceptional. Everyone knows it—her friends at school, teammates on the basketball team, and especially her new adoptive parents. They all love her, even if they don't quite understand her. They want her to feel like she belongs.
What they don't know is that Ginny has no intention of belonging. She's found her birth-mother on Facebook, and is determined to get back to her—even if it means going back to a place that was extremely dangerous. Because Ginny left something behind and she's desperate to get it back, to make things right.

But no one listens. No one understands. So Ginny takes matters into her own hands…
Benjamin Ludwig's whip-smart, unforgettable novel is an illuminating look at one girl's journey to find her way home and one of the freshest debuts in years.
©2017 Benjamin Ludwig LLC (P)2017 Harlequin Enterprises, Limited
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" Ginny Moon is a brilliant debut.... I was unable to put the book down.... This novel has all the elements for critical and popular success!" (Graeme Simsion, New York Times best-selling author of The Rosie Project)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Crista on 07-07-17

Poignant

I read this book with "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" in mind, given that the protagonist of the story was going to be a child with autism. This little lady was high functioning and her point of view was interesting.

The narration was well done. It took me a while to accept the narrator's version of Ginny with a very child like voice. But once I got past that, the narration was something that I didn't even notice, which is a good thing.

The story line is thin but the perspective and the heartbreak/heroism that is Ginny Moon was very poignant. I enjoyed this quick listen. If you liked the "Curious Incident...", you'll like this one too.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Andrea Holst on 05-25-17

Wonderful

As a social worker who works with children at risk I found this to be a very truthful account. It deals with things not only from the parent perspective but from the child perspective, who in this case is a child who has autism. Very informative read with a great storyline!

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