The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
An accomplished and heartbreaking coming-of- age novel that entwines lives of five teenagers. The story set against the stark backdrop of the harsh Alaskan climate follows our protagonists as they come to terms with abuse, the loss of childhood friendships and comforts. Unexpected friendships will blossom as they will learn from each other to change, forgive and find new paths for their lives.
Reviewed by Tereze