Thorndike Press


  • Dhonielle Clayton
  • Tiffany D. Jackson
  • Nic Stone
  • Angie Thomas
  • Ashley Woodfolk
  • Nicola Yoon
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 143288817X
  • ISBN-13: 9781432888176
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 lbs ( .48 kgs)
  • 372 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released July 2021

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Young Adult - Large Print Standing Order Plan

Option Number: [1]

Offers the best of young adult literature in a large print format‚ designed for reading levels from grades 8 through 12 and beyond. These are high-appeal titles with adult crossover potential.



Award-Winning Authors

Six bestselling and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teen love to this interlinked novel that celebrates the beauty of six couples and the unforgettable magic that can be found on a sweltering starry night in the city. A summer heatwave blankets New York City in darkness. But as the city is thrown into confusion, a different kind of electricity sparks . . . A first meeting. Long-time friends. Bitter exes. And maybe the beginning of something new. When the lights go out, people reveal hidden truths. Love blossoms, friendship transforms, and new possibilities take flight.


Customer Reviews

“Readers who think they finally know who the killer is will be confounded by the twists and turns the plot takes.”

— Library Journal

“A strong debut novel about grief, loss, and coming out of one’s shell.”

— School Library Journal