You're Breaking My Heart (Hardcover)

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You're Breaking My Heart (Hardcover)


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Harriet Adu knows that her brother’s death is her fault. I mean, it’s not actually her fault, but it still kinda is, isn’t it?

She would do anything to live in a world where she could take back what she said that morning.

Then a strange girl shows up at Harriet’s high school – a girl who loves the same weird books Harriet does, who doesn’t vibe with anyone at school the same way Harriet does – and that different world suddenly seems possible. The girl speaks of a place underneath the subways of New York, where people like them can go and find a home. A place away from the world of high school, grief, cool people, and depression. A place where one may be able to bend the lines of reality and get a second chance at being a better person.

Will Harriet open the door?

With You’re Breaking My Heart, award-winning author Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich offers a remarkable speculative novel that will hit home for anyone who yearns for that one chance to do things over.
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich is the award-winning author of several books for children, including Operation Sisterhood, It Doesn’t Take a Genius, and Two Naomis (as co-author). She is a member of the Brown Bookshelf, and editor of the We Need Diverse Books anthology The Hero Next Door. Olugbemisola lives with her family in NYC where she writes, makes things, and needs to get more sleep.

Please visit her on IG @olugbemisolarhudayperkovich and at

Product Details ISBN: 9781646141814
ISBN-10: 1646141814
Publisher: Levine Querido
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 392
Language: English
“Raw, intense, and utterly unique exploration of grief and guilt.” – Booklist