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I’ve Got My Ticket For The Long Way ‘Round

Two sisters get tested for a fatal genetic disorder, but only one receives a positive result, in Rachel Lynn Solomon's haunting debut, You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone.

I’ve Got My Ticket For The Long Way ‘Round

BOOK REPORT for You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Cover Story: I’m Leafin’ Tomorrow, Wha-do-ya Say?      
BFF Charm: Yay x2
Swoonworthy Scale: 7 and 2
Talky Talk: Dark Beauty
Bonus Factor: Diversity, Symphony
Relationship Status: LYLAS

TW: You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone includes themes of self-harm and suicidal thoughts. If these sorts of things are difficult for you to read, proceed with caution.

Four years ago, the lives of twins Tovah and Adina were rocked when their mother was diagnosed with a fatal genetic disorder called Huntington's Disease. Now that the girls are turning 18, they decide to take the genetic test to determine if they're at risk for HD, and the results threaten to tear them apart forever. Read more at our series on Kirkus!

Rosemary Hallmark's photo About the Author: Rosemary lives in Little Rock, AR with her cute husband and even cuter dog. At 16, she plucked a copy of Sloppy Firsts off the "New Releases" shelf and hasn't stopped reading YA since. (She's still got a soft spot for the swoony, contemporary stuff.) A former magazine editor, she is now a freelance writer, graphic designer, art director and photo stylist. The rest of her time is spent drinking cocktails, renovating her house and laughing at her husband's ridiculous Pretty Little Liars theories.