Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

For fans of STATION ELEVEN and THE ROAD, Alison’ Stine’s Road Out of Winter [Sept. 1, MIRA] is an apocalyptic novel about a young marijuana grower who, in an endless winter, is forced to travel the dangerous backroads of Appalachia in search of family and a new way to survive. Says Library Journal of the book in their starred review:

“Stine blends a rural thriller and speculative realism into what could be called dystopian noir. The author’s vision is profoundly moving, as distressing as Daniel Woodrell’s Winter’s Bone but liable to inspire real-world action…. Readers searching for a novel fueled by fierce intelligence and empathy will find here a celebration of humanity, and a warning against its loss.

More praise for Road out of Winter, from authors you might have heard of:

“A closely observed, evocative portrayal of place in a time of extreme duress. A warning about who we become and who we want to be in an uncertain future. Beautifully written and essential.”
—Jeff VanderMeer, NYT bestselling author of Annihilation

“Stark, dark and strangely urgent, this is a book that grabs you on the first page and doesn’t let go. Alison Stine is a master at the craft. She takes us on a wild ride inside a future that feels all too real, with characters we care about, and a story that we start wishing will never end.”
—Rene Denfeld, bestselling author of The Child Finder and The Butterfly Girl

Road out of Winter focuses on the true seeds of hope during a climate apocalypse: the things that nurture both our bodies and our souls. A startling and intimate look at what happens when our planet turns against us.”
—Mike Chen, author of A Beginning at the End

Request Road out of Winter on Netgalley here.
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