Meet Tiny and Nola. Two very different girls with two very different stories who are just trying to find a place to belong. A powerful and compelling novel about friendship, love and acceptance.
‘Books can save anyone. If they’re the right ones.’
Tiny is an eighteen-year-old girl living on the streets in Sydney, running from her small-town past. She finds short-term accommodation at Hope Lane – a shelter for the homeless – where she meets Nola, a high school student on volunteer placement.
Both girls share their love of words through the Hope Lane writing group. Can they share their secrets, too?
Because of You is a must read for absolutly everyone. It’s has confronting truths about homelessness, an emotional plot with developed and realistic characters that I love, and deals with really important and sensitive topics in such an incredible way. I gave this book a 10/10 and a spot on my favorites list.Read more