2017 Edgar Nomination
Some Kind of Happiness is one of the 2017 Edgar Award nominees! This is the biggest award in the book industry for mystery books–and for books, like SKOH, that feature a strong mystery element. See the full list of nominees here. The winners will be announced on Thursday, April 27.
A Booklist Star
★ “A quiet magic is at work in Legrand’s novel, in which she adeptly interweaves Fin’s imaginative writing with the real-life narrative, underpinning all with an appeal to honesty and self-acceptance. This beautiful and reflective tale carries echoes of Katherine Patterson’s The Bridge to Terabithia (1977) and will resonate with thoughtful readers who enjoy pondering life’s bigger questions.” – Booklist on Some Kind of Happiness
A PW Star
★ “Legrand handles the tough subject of childhood mental health gently and honestly, and—through the dual narratives of Finley’s real and fantasy lives—paints a realistic picture of a girl trying to figure out what’s wrong with her.” – Publishers Weekly on Some Kind of Happiness read more