Faye Faraway

by Helen Fisher
Faye accidentally falls through a portal to the past, where she meets her mother, who disappeared when Faye was only 8 years old. Faye must decide whether she wants to stay in the past and get to know the mother she misses or return to her family in the present day. Faye Faraway by Helen Fisher #reading, #books-to-read, #books

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A warm, witty, wholehearted glimpse inside a parallel universe. Genuine and touching, Fisher's narrative voice will appeal to fans of Kelly Harms, Lia Louis, and Julie Valerie. Exploring the power of believing in the impossible, Faye, Faraway is a delight."-Booklist

"[An] enchanting debut... Fisher's achingly authentic characters leap off the page and capture readers' hearts. This addictive, emotionally heavy page-turner marks a delightful spin on the time travel genre."-Publishers Weekly

"A lovely, deeply moving story of loss and love and memory made real. The sort of book that makes you feel the tenderness of joy restored, and the tearing pain of a choice between the two halves of your heart."-Diana Gabaldon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Outlander

"A magical combination of tenderness and grief starring an unforgettable protagonist...Fisher writes gorgeous, lyrical prose, and every scene is infused with magic and heart...Full of emotionally drawn scenes and careful ponderings about faith, spirituality and love, Faye, Faraway is riveting, surprising and deeply touching."-Bookreporter

"Emotionally fraught, Faye, Faraway is an unputdownable debut from a writer to watch."-Bustle

"Charming and powerful, Faye, Faraway captures the longing we all share to see once again those we have lost and to transcend time and space to answer the questions we wish we'd asked. The dual speed of time, the need to choose between past and present, and the importance of lightening the burden for those we encounter are explored with good humor, an acute sense of nostalgia, and compassion. An uplifting and healing read."-Marjan Kamali, author of The Stationery Shop

"Faye, Faraway is a magical story of love, loss, and the ways that grief changes us forever. I stayed up all night turning pages until I reached its riveting surprise ending. This is a brave and powerful novel that asks big questions about time, memory, and whether those we love ever truly leave us. It will touch your heart in these difficult times."-Margo Rabb, author of Kissing in America and Lucy Clark Will Not Apologize

"I really enjoyed Faye, Faraway. It's such an unusual, intriguing novel. The tenderness between Faye and her mother is very touching and I loved Faye and Eddie's marriage... It's a beautiful book and the first in ages that actually *interested* me."-Marian Keyes, author of Watermelon and Sushi For Beginners

"Readers interested in pondering the basis of faith will find much to contemplate in this story."-Kirkus Reviews

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