The truth of right now

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2017.
Language:
English
Description
Two isolated teens struggle against their complicated lives to find a true connection in this "timely and timeless" ( Kirkus Reviews , starred review) debut novel about first love and the wreckage of growing up. Lily is returning to her privileged Manhattan high school after a harrowing end to her sophomore year and it's not pretty. She hates chemistry and her spiteful lab partner, her friends are either not speaking to her or suffocating her with concerned glances, and nothing seems to give her joy anymore. Worst of all, she can't escape her own thoughts about what drove her away from everyone in the first place. Enter Dari (short for Dariomauritius), the artistic and mysterious transfer student, adept at cutting class. Not that he'd rather be at home with his domineering Trinidadian father. Dari is everything that Lily needs: bright, creative, honest, and unpredictable. And in a school where no one really stands out, Dari finds Lily's sensitivity and openness magnetic. Their attraction ignites immediately, and for the first time in what feels like forever, Lily and Dari find happiness in each other. In twenty-first-century New York City, the fact that Lily is white and Dari is black shouldn't matter that much, but nothing's as simple as it seems. When tragedy becomes reality, can friendship survive even if romance cannot?
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781481459488
9781481459471
9781481459495
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 540L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 37577dab-de1d-c462-a3b6-1de889b298ec
Grouping Title truth of right now
Grouping Author corthron kara lee
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-16 22:54:34PM
Last Indexed 2018-08-17 01:26:59AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Kara Lee Corthron
author_display Kara Lee Corthron
available_at_catalog Hadley Park, North
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Hadley Park - Teen Fiction, North - Teen Fiction
display_description "A heart-wrenching debut novel about relationships in its many forms--families, friendships, romance--and how Lily and Dari, coming from different backgrounds and different worlds, strive to find a connection through their differences as they fight against their own individual pasts"--
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id 37577dab-de1d-c462-a3b6-1de889b298ec
isbn 9781481459471, 9781481459488, 9781481459495
item_details ils:CARL0000502261|35192043285968|Hadley Park - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Corthro|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HP||, ils:CARL0000502261|35192043285992|North - Teen Fiction|YA Fiction Corthro|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NO||, ils:CARL0000502261|FF00133817|McGavock High - Teen Fiction|F COR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000502261|FF00159152|Cameron College Prep - Teen Fiction|F Cor|||1|false|false|||||In Processing||71181||, ils:CARL0000502261|QQ00262770|Nashville School of the Arts - Teen Fiction|F COR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||62242||, overdrive:95c923b0-ec69-4b04-ae80-18471d1915a3|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2018-08-17T06:26:59.73Z
lexile_code HL: High-Low
lexile_score 540
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog YA Fiction Corthro
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Hadley Park, North
primary_isbn 9781481459488
publishDate 2017
record_details ils:CARL0000502261|Book|Books|First Simon Pulse hardcover edition.|English|Simon Pulse,|2017.|279 pages ; 22 cm., overdrive:95c923b0-ec69-4b04-ae80-18471d1915a3|eBook|eBook||English|Simon Pulse|2017|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:95c923b0-ec69-4b04-ae80-18471d1915a3 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000502261 35192043285992 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000502261 35192043285968 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet Family life -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Love stories
title_display The truth of right now
title_full The Truth of Right Now, The truth of right now / Kara Lee Corthron
title_short The truth of right now
title_sub
topic_facet Family life, Friendship, Love stories, Romance, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature