Raw, realistic, and refreshingly brilliant, this collection by author Kyla Stone explores trauma and resilience and how we piece our broken selves back together, one shard at a time.

Beneath the Skin: A novel
by Kyla Stone
4.6 Stars (123 Reviews)
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

To save her life, she must risk her heart…
For 18-year-old Sidney Shaw, life pretty much sucks. Her mom’s a drunk. Her dad is worse. At school, she’s bullied by her ex-best friend. And cutting no longer brings the relief she craves.

When Sidney is forced into group counseling, she meets perfect, popular Arianna, the type of girl who grieves over a broken nail. But Arianna has secrets of her own. She might prove herself a friend–if Sidney can let her guard down. Then there’s Lucas, the sweet and funny new guy who sees straight through her tough, snarky façade.

But Sidney’s wounds go deeper than anyone knows. When her secrets threaten to unravel her, Sidney must choose. How far is she willing to go to protect her family? And who can she turn to when the unthinkable happens?

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Before You Break
by Kyla Stone
4.5 Stars (61 Reviews)
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

Looking for Alaska meets Thirteen Reasons Why in this poignant novel exploring secrets, sisterhood, and the power of the past to heal or destroy us.

Two sisters. A haunting tragedy. And a past that won’t let them go… Eight years after tragedy shattered their family, the McKenna sisters are still broken.

Responsible Lena flees to college on a photography scholarship, hiding her past–and her heart–behind her camera lens. Reckless Lux escapes into a world of pills, parties, and dangerous boys–anything to forget the darkness trapped inside her own head.

But when their father suffers a massive heart attack, Lena returns to a house haunted by resentment, secrets, and lies. Her father is wracked by guilt. And her sister is hiding something. What really happened that terrible day?

After a charming former crush reenters her life, Lena glimpses a future that just might include a love she never expected–or believed she deserved.

But the past won’t let either sister go.

As devastating secrets resurface, Lux spirals dangerously out of control. To save her sister, Lena must risk everything to confront the ugly truth–before it destroys them both.

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