From the bestselling author of TikTok sensation Girl in Pieces
Impossibly moving. -- Vanity Fair As beautiful as it is raw, Youd Be Home Now is an unflinching tale of addiction. Vivid with fear and resplendent with truth, Kathleen Glasgows stories will always break your heart, but so too will they give you the hope to rebuild it. -- Amy Beashel, author of The Sky Is Mine Raw, honest, and over-flowing with feelings, Youd Be Home Now does the real work of healing and acceptance unlike anything Ive ever experienced on the page. Once again, Glasgow brings her readers through it with her special brand of care interspersed between layers of sparkling prose. Emory and her devotion to her brother, Joey, will stick with me for a very long time. -- Erin Hahn, author of Youd Be Mine A love story like youve never seen. In her gripping tale of an addict-adjacent teen and the fragile ecosystem she inhabits, Kathleen Glasgow expands our hearts and invites in a little more humanity. -- Val Emmich, author of Dear Evan Hansen With heartbreaking honesty and breathtaking beauty, Kathleen Glasgow renders the invisible faces of addiction with rare humanity, giving a voice to the often-forgotten constellation of struggles reflected in the lives and love of those impacted by anothers addiction. -- Amber Smith, author of The Way I Used to Be Through this compassionate sibling relationship, Kathleen Glasgow not only nails what its like to love someone with an addiction but humanises the struggle of a teenage drug addict. Emory and Joeys story as devoted sister and brother will tear you apart and put you back together again. -- Hayley Krischer, author of Something Happened to Ali Greenleaf I absolutely loved it. An insightful and powerful story about the impact of addiction on young people and their families, filled with gut-wrenching emotion and hope. -- Anna Day, author of The Fandom Stunningly written, this is a sad and real and beautiful story. I couldn't put it down. -- Perdita Cargill, author of Take Two An evocative, soaring exploration of family, friendship, and the many lives that encompass a small town. With a cast of beautifully drawn characters, Youd Be Home Now is all about losing everything and finding yourself. A welcome affirmation that pain can make way for beauty and hope. Nobody fills a story with emotion quite like Kathleen Glasgow. -- Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of The Girls Are All So Nice Here An insightful look at the impact of addiction on teens and their families. Youd Be Home Now is a love letter to the simple joys of everyday life Glasgows prose sparkles on the page, calling for compassion and understanding regardless of our circumstances Tightly plotted and paced to perfection, this is an unflinchingly honest tale of addiction. Glasgow has a profound and unwavering respect for her readers, holding their hand and guiding them gently through the challenging but vital steps of healing and acceptance on this raw and utterly breath-taking journey. * School Librarian * A sensitive account of living with a recovering addict and the ways in which economic circumstances affect how addiction is treated. Class is often a neglected issue in discussions about diversity in YA fiction, and its always pleasing to see authors exploring it, particularly when they have Glasgows level of skill at capturing the messiness of real life on the page. -- Irish Times Praise for Kathleen Glasgow: Breathtaking and heartbreaking, I loved it with all my heart. Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places A rare and powerful novel. Karen M. McManus, author of One of Us is Lying
Kathleen Glasgow is the author of the internationally bestselling novels Girl in Pieces, How to Make Friends with the Dark, and Youd Be Home Now. She is also the co-author of New York Times bestselling teen mysteries The Agathas and The Night in Question. Kathleen lives and writes in Tuscon, Arizona. You can find her on TikTok @kathleenglasggow, Instagram @misskathleenglasgow or on her website kathleenglasgowbooks.com.