Out of the Blue (Paperback)Sophie Cameron (author)
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Sophie Cameron's Out of the Blue is a story of love and acceptance and finding your place in this world, as angels drop out of another.
When angels start falling from the sky, it seems like the world is ending. But for Jaya the world ended when her mother died, two weeks before the first angel fell.
Smashing down to earth at extraordinary speeds, wings bent, faces contorted, not a single angel has survived and, as the world goes angel crazy, Jaya's father uproots the family to Edinburgh, intent on catching one alive. But Jaya can't stand his obsession and, struggling to make sense of her mother's sudden death and her own role on that fateful day, she's determined to stay out of it. Then something extraordinary happens: an angel lands right at Jaya's feet, and it's alive . . .
Set against the backdrop of the frenzied Edinburgh festival, Out of the Blue tackles questions of grief and guilt and fear over who we really are.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 17 mm
A strong infusion of magic and wonder * Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review *
a unique, charming novel by a powerful writer who moves easily between abrasive teenage wit and unsentimental, lyrical insights into grief. * BookTrust *
A magical tale * iNews *
a charming debut, radiant with humanity and heart * LoveReading *
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“Out Of The Blue”
• Angels fall out of the skies and touch the lives of many
• Modern day Scotland with a magical twist
• A beautiful depiction of loss and grief
• f/f relationships with bi rep
• A touching and poignant debut
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