The End of Our Story (Hardcover)
Every love story has a breaking point... From the author of Paperweight comes the star-crossed romance of two high school friends in a tale rife with deeply buried secrets and shocking revelations.
BEFORE: Bridge and Wil have been entangled in each other’s lives for years. Under the white-hot Florida sun, they went from kids daring each other to swim past the breakers to teenagers stealing kisses between classes. But when Bridge betrayed Wil during their junior year, she shattered his heart and their relationship along with it.
AFTER: When Wil’s family suffers a violent loss, and Bridge rushes back to Wil’s side. As they struggle to heal old wounds and start falling for each other all over again, Bridge and Wil discover just how much has changed in the past year. Though they once knew each other’s every secret, they aren’t the same people they used to be. Bridge can’t imagine life without Wil, but sometimes love isn’t enough. Can they find their way back to each other, or will this be the end of their story?
Meg Haston is the author of How to Rock Braces and Glasses and How to Rock Best Friends and Frenemies. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida, where she writes and works as a counselor in an independent school. Paperweight is her first young adult novel.
“Wondering whether or not Stevie will forgive herself before time runs out makes for a tense read...Stevie’s nascent recovery feels honest, personal, and well-earned.” — Horn Book Magazine on Paperweight
“Haston’s contribution to the genre stands out for the complexity of its characters and for small, telling details that demonstrate just how difficult recovery can be.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) about PAPERWEIGHT
“Biting and brave, Meg Haston’s writing is so emotionally elegant that at times I had to read and reread just to savor it. I’m the wiser for having read this book, and I can’t wait to see what she writes next.” — JODI LYNN ANDERSON, bestselling author of Peaches, Tiger Lily, and The Vanishing Season on Paperweight
“This wrenching and emotionally honest debut will break your heart and put it back together again.” — Deb Caletti, National Book Award Finalist for Honey, Baby, Sweetheart on Paperweight
“Clear eyed, unapologetic, and ultimately redemptive, Paperweight pays homage to the diffi cult process of recovery.” — Lexa Hillyer, author of Proof of Forever on Paperweight
“A carefully constructed buildup still lends to a quick read that is hard to put down. Haston deals respectfully with the difficult subject matters of eating disorders and focuses on the recovery rather than the disease.” — School Library Journal on Paperweight