Tasia Quirk is young, Black, and fabulous. She's a senior, she's got great friends, and a supportive and wealthy family. She even plays football as the only girl on her private high school's team.
But when she catches her mamma trying to stuff a mysterious box in the closet, her identity is suddenly called into question. Now Tasia’s determined to unravel the lies that have overtaken her life. Along the way, she discovers what family and forgiveness really mean, and that her answers don’t come without a fee. An artsy bisexual boy from the Valley could help her find them―but only if she stops fighting who she is, beyond the color of her skin.--from the publisher
384 pages 978-1624145957 Ages 14 and up
“Montgomery’s thoughtful craft is driven by immediacy and tension and grounded in emotional authenticity. … A love letter to the intricacies of family and multitudinous black girlhood.” ― Kirkus Reviews, starred "Home and Away shines a multicolored light on the myriad meanings of 'family' and how each plays a role in shaping who we are, what we do, and who we become. I didn't want it to end!" ― Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin