Books by Carrie Arcos

WE ARE ALL THAT'S LEFT by Carrie  Arcos
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 15, 2018

"Despite its shortcomings, this important and timely novel is a painful, lovely exploration of mending a mother-daughter relationship. (author's note, bibliography, glossary) (Fiction. 13-17)"
A mother and daughter with a strained relationship cope with the legacy of horrific violence. Read full book review >
CRAZY MESSY BEAUTIFUL by Carrie  Arcos
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"This satisfying and unconventional love story explores the various meanings of the word. (Fiction. 13-18)"
Neruda Diaz carries around his legendary namesake's poems, but they haven't helped him find the love he desperately seeks. Read full book review >
THERE WILL COME A TIME by Carrie  Arcos
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 15, 2014

"Readers need not have lost someone dear to appreciate Mark's odyssey, as Arcos' compelling and likable characters will draw them in. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A sad and sweet story about coming to terms with loss. Read full book review >
OUT OF REACH by Carrie  Arcos
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"The final pages offer a hopeful conclusion to Rachel's even bigger search—for herself. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Ellen Hopkins fans will find another look at methamphetamine addiction in this quick, realistic debut. Read full book review >