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Kathryn Holmes

Biography

Kathryn Holmes

Kathryn Holmes grew up in Maryville, Tennessee, where she was an avid reader and an aspiring writer from an early age. She now lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and piles upon piles of books. A graduate of The New School’s MFA in Creative Writing program, Kathryn works as a freelance dance journalist, among other writing gigs. THE DISTANCE BETWEEN LOST AND FOUND is her debut novel. 

Kathryn Holmes

Books by Kathryn Holmes

by Kathryn Holmes - Family, Family Life, Mental Health, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+
A struggle with body dysmorphia forces one girl to decide if letting go of her insecurity also means turning her back on her dreams. Sam has always known she’d be a professional dancer --- but that was before her body betrayed her, developing unmanageable curves in all the wrong places. Lately, the girl staring back at Sam in the mirror is unrecognizable. Dieting doesn’t work, ignoring the whispers is pointless and her overbearing mother just makes it worse. This compelling story from Kathryn Holmes examines one girl’s efforts to overcome her worst enemy: herself.
by Kathryn Holmes - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Sophomore Hallie Calhoun has just endured the most excruciating six months of her life. Once the rumors about her and the preacher's son, Luke, made their way around school, her friends abandoned her, and Hallie has completely withdrawn. Now, on a hike in the Smoky Mountains with the same people who have relentlessly taunted her, Hallie is pushed to her limit. Then Hallie, outgoing newcomer Rachel, and Hallie's former friend, Jonah, get separated from the rest of the group. As days go by without rescue, their struggle for survival turns deadly.