Flutter by Gina Linko

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All Emery Land wants is to be like any other 17-year-old—to go to school, hang out with her friends, and just be normal.  But for as long as she can remember, she's suffered from seizures. And in recent years they've consumed her life. To Emery they're much more than seizures, she calls them loops—moments when she travels through wormholes back and forth in time and to a mysterious town. The loops are taking their toll on her physically. So she practically lives in the hospital where her scientist father and an ever-growing team of doctors monitor her every move. They're extremely interested in the data they collect when Emery seizes. It appears that she's tapping into parts of the brain typically left untouched by normal human beings.

Escaping from the hospital, Emery travels to Esperanza, the town from her loops on the upper peninsula of Michigan, where she meets Asher Clarke. Ash's life is governed by his single-minded pursuit of performing good Samaritan acts to atone for the death of a loved one. His journey is very much entwined with Emery's loops.

Drawn together they must unravel their complicated connection before it's too late.
 

About Gina Linko

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GINA LINKO has been writing for as long as she can remember. She has been a teacher for almost as long, too, and loves the time she's spent with her students from middle grade to junior college. She lives with her family in the suburbs outside Chicago. This is her first novel.
 
Published October 23, 2012 by Random House Books for Young Readers. 352 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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A little boy she meets while time traveling urgently needs her help, and following his clues, Emery flees the hospital for a town in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Aug 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Flutter

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Trippy but deep!” or “Omgwthbbq did not see that coming!!” I would say it is a book for fans of more psychological books, or perhaps any intelligent person with a bit of patience, ideally one tired of mainstream books.

Dec 13 2012 | Read Full Review of Flutter

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