White Ivy (Large Print / Library Binding)
November 2020 Indie Next List
“Ivy Lin’s unassuming looks and demeanor hide a dark side. She is obsessed with the wealth and privilege she sees around her and will cross boundaries to get what she needs — most of all, the object of her teenage affection. Susie Yang crafts a brilliant and mesmerizing tale that gives readers an intimate look into the experience of immigrants. Well-written prose, excellent characters, and a surprising turn of events will keep readers hooked until the end — and it is a doozy.”
— Pamela Klinger-Horn, Excelsior Bay Books, Excelsior, MN
Ivy Lin is a thief and a liar — but you'd never know it by looking at her. Raised outside of Boston, Ivy's immigrant grandmother relies on Ivy's mild appearance for cover as she teaches her granddaughter how to pilfer items from yard sales and second-hand shops. Thieving allows Ivy to accumulate the trappings of a suburban teen — and, most importantly, to attract the attention of Gideon Speyer, the golden boy of a wealthy political family. But when Ivy's mother discovers her trespasses, punishment is swift and Ivy is sent to China, and her dream instantly evaporates.
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Tuesday, November 9, with times from 6:30 - 8:15
Wade Rouse returns to Forever Books in November to sign his new novel, The Secret of Snow!
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Saturday, November 6 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Meet local children's author, Kelly J. Baptist, as she signs her new intermediate novel, The Swag is in the Socks.
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