Everybody has secrets. Some secrets are bigger than others.
I am thrilled to announce the release of my debut YA novel, Promise Me Something, published by Albert Whitman Teen. The novel is now available at bookstores around the country. I’m beyond excited. Click below to order your copy today!
Advance Praise for Promise Me Something:
“High school as crucible of character is a mainstay of teen fiction, but seldom have its dilemmas and dramas been so precisely re-created in all their brutal, claustrophobic intensity as in this debut: part morality play, part suspense tale…Compelling, honest storytelling.” -Kirkus (starred review)
“Kocek’s hard-hitting first novel offers smart dialogue, sharp descriptions, and a plot that unfolds in unexpected ways, as she explores the destructive power of casual, everyday homophobia…“ -Publishers Weekly
“Kocek masterfully crafts characters we come to love, admire and fear… It’s a mystery with page-thrilling suspense right to the end. Strong themes of human rights, equality, friendship, bullying and suicide that leave a lasting impression long after the last page has been read.” -Carmen Oliver, Goodreads
“I laughed, cried, got angry – any emotion that is possible for a human being to feel!” -Cee, Goodreads