Since her illnesses began, Norah has felt far from normal and anything but brave. Not only does she struggle with severe anxiety and OCD, her crippling agoraphobia has kept her isolated from the outside world for four long years. While Norah struggles to come to terms with her illnesses, she is faced with an even bigger challenge. Luke. The boy next door. When a seemingly innocent first encounter blossoms into something more, Norah’s safe little world is turned upside down, and she is forced to see herself through someone else’s eyes. Now Norah must make a decision. If she can’t go out, can she let someone in?
Lending a fresh and incredibly raw voice to the hardships of mental illness, Gornall tells the all-to-real story of a young girl trying desperately to find “normal.” With charming and relatable characters, Under Rose-Tainted Skies keeps readers engaged and hungry for more.