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About the Author
Erica George is the author of Words Composed of Sea and Sky. She resides in northern New Jersey, but spends her summers soaking up the salty sea air on Cape Cod. She invites you to follow her at ericageorgewrites.com or on Twitter @theericageorge.
"The narrative’s strong ecological message and George’s (Words Composed of Sea and Sky) expertly drawn seaside setting make for a pensive summer romance."—Publishers Weekly
"Reading The Edge of Summer
feels like spreading your arms wide and letting the summer sun warm your face and the wind off the ocean almost lift you off the ground. A gorgeous, evocative story of love, friendship, new beginnings, and navigating the valley of grief."—Jeff Zentner, Morris Award-winning author of The Serpent King and In the Wild Light
"The feeling of summer transformed into a heartwarming book that is a love letter to Cape Cod, whales, and the beauty of life."—Crystal Maldonado, author of No Filter and Other Lies and Fat Chance, Charlie Vega
"A heartfelt story that demonstrates the power kindness and acceptance can have on a person….This is a great beachy YA romance that is perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han."—SLJPraise for Words Composed of Sea and Sky:
"Past and present are beautifully interwoven in an evocative story about claiming one's voice."
—Joy McCullough, author of Blood Water Paint
"Past and present narratives collide in this charming, romantic, and beautifully atmospheric debut. A delight."—Nora Shalaway Carpenter, author of The Edge of Anything
"In two parallel timelines featuring equally delightful characters, Erica George thoroughly immerses the reader in the small town atmosphere and seaswept shores of Cape Cod, where passions swell and break like the rising of the Atlantic tide. Much like a buttery lobster roll on a warm summer’s day, this tenderhearted debut was pure enjoyment from start to finish!"
—Jennieke Cohen, author of Dangerous Alliance and My Fine Fellow
“Lyrical and moving, Words Composed of Sea and Sky
weaves past and present into an emotional and atmospheric tale of love, family, and courage that refuses to be put down. An incredible debut!”—Rachel Bateman, author of Someone Else’s Summer
"A beautiful story about love and making your voice heard."
—School Library Journal
"There are two plucky heroines and four handsome hunks in this sweeping romance—and the author successfully juggles them all. The narrative effectively balances big, swoonworthy moments against smart character work."
“Readers will enjoy the gentle humor and the romance.”—Booklist