A lyrical new novel from the winner of the 2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction.
mia's heart made a sound that no one heard except for mia late one night when she woke from dreams into darkness. ethan was asleep beside her, and em was a forest away. outside it was night and dark and alaska. the sky was upside down.
When Mia follows her sister halfway across the world to Alaska, she discovers that love can be found in the most unexpected and beautiful of places. But can Mia find the courage to follow her heart in Alaska? And what if the one you love is not all that you wish them to be?
Beautifully written in poetic prose this is a passionate story of love, family and the power of the natural world.
Sue Saliba lives on Phillip Island in Victoria. Her second novel Something in the World Called Love won the 2009 Victorian Premier's Award for Young Adult fiction and the APA Design Awards Best Children's Cover. Sue has taught secondary-school English, and Creative Writing at Melbourne University and RMIT University. Alaska is her third novel.
Author: Sue Saliba