“Readers will be captivated by the ways in which each character’s true self is laid bare…”
Publishers Weekly
“Unlike anything I’ve read before in YA… both a fascinating adventure and a stirring coming-of-age novel.”
—Sara Zarr, National Book Award finalist
“Fischer’s ability to write credible dialogue and describe situations and people is simply incredible.”
New York Journal of Books
“Part adventure, part coming-of-age novel, and altogether a page-turner.”
Kirkus Reviews
“As much a story about mental health as it is about compassion and evolution.”
School Library Journal
“A riveting, moving and beautifully written tale…”
—Author Erica Ferencik
“Will inspire readers to love through fear, to love themselves and their humanity, to love the world”
—Author Jenny Torres Sanchez
“A shining star among young adult survivalist stories.”
School Library Journal
“If you loved Water for Elephants, [this book] will take you right back to that beloved story of love and loss…”

Some Of It Was Real

Coming July 2022

Sylvie is a psychic-medium on the verge of stardom but suffers from imposter syndrome despite myriad inexplicable successes. Thomas is an investigative journalist writing an expose on grief vampires—fake psychics who feed off tragedy for profit. When he sets a trap for Sylvie, she falls right into it. Desperate to save her career, Sylvie agrees to an in-depth interview, but what starts as a psychological battle turns into a quest to solve a deadly mystery on a crooked path toward identity, purpose and the possibility of love… if both Sylvie and Thomas can figure out what’s real, and what really matters.