With a support network, difficult times can be easier – but what if you’re trying to reboot your life when those closest to you want to pull you back down?
This week’s pair of free audiobooks from AudioSYNC bring us the stories of teens who’ve hit rock-bottom and are trying to clamber back up from terrible relationships and hard circumstances.
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The First Time She Drowned – by Kerry Kletter
Read by Jorjeana Marie. Published by Penguin Random House Audio/Listening Library
Thrown into a mental hospital at 16 by her mother, Cassie is now a legal adult, ready to go to college and push aside her mother’s toxic ‘love’.
But memories try to pull her down, allow her mother to ooze into her life – can she survive it all again?
Wild Bird, by Wendelin Van Draanen
Read by Alex McKenna. Published by Penguin Random House Audio/Listening Library
Wilderness therapy camp is 14-year-old Wren’s last chance to find her way clear from the drugs and questionable relationships she dove into when her family moved to a small town.
Eight weeks in the desert – to clear her mind, to find her way back into her family, to find ways to be happy with herself….
How can you support someone trying to move forward in life from dire problems?