Author Revisits 1969 With Corners
"Austin's message of true friendship and selflessness will resonate...strong addition to the realistic fiction genre." - Library Journal
"This book was so engaging! Five out five stars." - TDC Book Reviews
"This is a story about love and loss, wrapped in a blanket of friendship... reminds me of the storytelling method used in The Princess Bride." - Gina @ Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers
Everyone needs their own special corner...
It's 1969 and ten-year-old Davy is in a predicament. With two weeks remaining of the summer holidays, he's expelled from the public pool for sneaking into the deep end and almost drowning. How will he break the news to his hard-working single mother? She's at the diner all day, Davy has no friends, and he's too young to stay by himself.
The answer lies in his rescuer, mysterious thirteen-year-
Davy begins to wonder, though. Why does Ellis want to be his friend? Why doesn't she ever smile? And is Davy just one of Ellis' "corners?"
Corrina Austin grew up in the 1960's. She became a mother of four and an elementary school teacher, but always found time between work and family for writing. From childhood to the present, if she wasn't reading a book, she was writing one. While honing her craft as a writer, Corrina strives to infuse the ordinary with beauty, whimsy, and connection. She lives in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada.
Corners is available March 6, 2018 online, retail, and in all eBook formats. Published by Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C. Juvenile Fiction/Adult-
Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C.