Author event with Courtney C. Stevens, author of Faking Normal

Please join us in welcoming Courtney C. Stevens for a discussion and signing of her new book, Faking Normal.Faking Normal has been praised by Ruta Sepetys, the New York Times bestselling author of Between Shades of Gray, as "a beautiful reminder that amid our broken pieces we can truly find ourselves." Alexi Littrell hasn't told anyone what happened to her over the summer. Ashamed and embarrassed, she hides in her closet and compulsively scratches the back of her neck, trying to make the outside hurt more than the inside does. But when Bodee Lennox, the quiet and awkward boy next door, comes to live with the Littrells, Alexi discovers an unlikely friend who understands her better than anyone. He has secrets of his own and knows all about suffering in silence. As they lean on each other for support, Alexi gives him the strength to deal with his past, and Bodee helps her find the courage to finally speak up. This powerful and moving debut novel has established Courtney C. Stevens as an extraordinary new talent to watch.Courtney C. Stevens grew up in Kentucky and lives in Nashville, Tennessee. She is an adjunct professor and a former youth minister. Her other skills include playing hide-and-seek, climbing trees, and being an Olympic torch bearer.

Event date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
3900 Hillsboro Pike
37215 Nashville
Faking Normal Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062245380
Availability: Special Order
Published: HarperTeen - February 25th, 2014