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Things I'll Never Say

Stories About Our Secret Selves
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Publisher's Summary

Fifteen top young-adult authors let us in on some provocative secrets in this fascinating collection of short fiction that will have listeners talking. 

A baby no one knows about. A dangerous hidden identity. Hookups that are off-limits. A parent whose problems your friends won't understand. Everyone keeps secrets - from themselves, from their families, from their friends - and secrets have a habit of shaping lives around them. 

Acclaimed author Ann Angel brings together some of today's most gifted YA authors as they explore unique perspectives on secrets in genres as diverse as the writers themselves: Do they make you stronger or weaker? Do they alter your world when revealed? Do they compartmentalize your life into what you're willing to share and what you aren't? The one thing these stories have in common is how they reveal the characters' secret selves buried underneath - whether they want them to be shared or not. 

With stories by: Ann Angel, Kerry Cohen, Louise Hawes, Varian Johnson, Erica L. Kaufman, Ron Koertge, E. M. Kokie, Chris Lynch, Kekla Magoon, Zoë Marriott, Katy Moran, J. L. Powers, Mary Ann Rodman, Cynthia Leitich Smith, and Ellen Wittlinger.

The full copyright information can be found below:

Compilation and introduction copyright © 2015 by Ann Angel, original book published by Candlewick Press.

P 2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

“The We-Are-Like-Everybody-Else Game” © 2015 by Ellen Wittlinger.

“Cupid’s Beaux” © 2015 by Cynthia Leitich Smith.

“Partial Reinforcement” © 2015 by Kerry Cohen.

“When We Were Wild” © 2015 by Louise Hawes.

“Lucky Buoy” © 2015 by Chris Lynch.

“For a Moment, Underground” © 2015 by Kekla Magoon.

“Storm Clouds Fleeing from the Wind” © 2015 by Zoë Marriott.

“Choices” © 2015 by Mary Ann Rodman.

“Quick Change” © 2015 by E. M. Kokie.

“Call Me!” © 2015 by Ron Koertge.

“A Crossroads” © 2015 by J. L. Powers.

“Little Wolf and the Iron Pin” © 2015 by Katy Moran.

“Three-Four Time” © 2015 by erica l. kaufman.

“We Were Together” © 2015 by Ann Angel.

“A Thousand Words” © 2015 by Varian Johnson.

©2015 Compilation and introduction by Ann Angel, original book published by Candlewick Press. (P)2015 Brilliance Audio

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