All Things New

  • by Lauren Miller
  • Narrated by Rachel Jacobs
  • 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the author of Parallel and Free to Fall comes a novel about how it feels to be broken and what means to be real.
Seventeen-year-old Jessa Gray has always felt broken inside, but she's gotten very good at hiding it. No one at school knows about the panic attacks, the therapy that didn't help, the anxiety meds that haven't worked. But when a severe accident leaves her with a brain injury and noticeable scars, Jessa's efforts to convince the world that she's okay finally crumble - now she looks as shattered as she feels. Fleeing from her old life in Los Angeles, Jessa moves to Colorado to live with her dad, but things go from bad to worse when she realizes she's seeing bruises and scars on the people around her that no one else can see. She blames it on the accident, but as her body heals and the hallucinations continue, Jessa wonders if what she's seeing could somehow have a deeper meaning. In her quest for answers, she falls for Marshall, a boy with a heart defect whose kindness and generous spirit slowly draw Jessa out of her walled-off shell and into the broken, beautiful, real world - a place where souls get hurt just as badly as bodies, and we all need each other to heal.
All Things New is a love story about perception and truth, physical and emotional pain, and the messy, complicated people we are behind the masks we put on for the world, perfect for fans of All the Bright Places and The Fault in Our Stars.

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Enthralling and powerful!

Fiction is at its best when it takes the intangibles of life and puts them in a context where we can see them. Miller accomplishes that in this fantastic YA novel. Dramatic while fun to read; it's an absolute must-listen!

ALL THINGS NEW is a story for anyone who's known someone with anxiety disorder (or really, a story for EVERYONE, because we could all benefit from understanding more of that experience).
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- Ryan Daniel Dobson

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-25-2017
  • Publisher: Three Saints Press