The story unfolds in a series of carefully placed vignettes you may find yourself reading and rereading, partly to get the details straight, partly to fully savor the well-turned phrases and the dry humor, partly so the book won’t have to end, damn it.
De Gramont (The Last September) offers an intriguing new theory of why Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in this superior thriller, which places the woman Christie’s husband, Archie, was having an affair with at the time—here the fictional Nan O’Dea—at its center. A gripping opening sentence teases O’Dea’s dark side (“A long time ago, in another country, I nearly killed a woman”).
Girl Meets World’s Sabrina Carpenter To Star In & Produce Feature Adaptation Of YA Novel The Distance From Me to You With Cartel & Danielle Fishel
EXCLUSIVE: Sabrina Carpenter, star of Disney’s Girl Meets World and Netflix’s forthcoming dance feature Work It, and comedy Tall Girl, is to star and produce a big screen adaption of YA novel The Distance From Me to You after Creepshow producer Cartel Entertainment optioned the rights to Marina Gessner’s book.
New Line Nabs YA Novel The Distance From Me To You For HBO Max; Sabrina Carpenter To Star, Tiffany Paulsen To Script
EXCLUSIVE: New Line won a competitive pitch for the YA novel The Distance from Me to You for HBO Max. Sabrina Carpenter is attached to star and executive produce. Tiffany Paulsen will adapt the Marina Gessner novel.
Wilmington author Nina de Gramont’s 2015 novel “The Distance from Me to You” is slated to be adapted as a feature for HBO Max.
High school grad McKenna decides to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone—and withholds that detail from her parents—after her best friend Courtney backs out of their planned months-long trip.
It is a murder mystery, actually, as is any book that starts with a homicide and ends by revealing the culprit. But it is also an emotionally intense study of how a transcendent love becomes a fraying marriage, buckling under the weight of financial troubles, early parenthood, Brett’s frustration at having no time to work on her research, and Charlie…just being Charlie.
While not romantic, Wren and Tim’s relationship becomes another powerful iteration of the book’s message that “[l]ove is love,” and all loves deserve respect .(Fiction. 12-18)