Bad Houses

The cover of Bad Houses by Sara Ryan

“Ryan’s well-rounded sympathetic characterization and the scrappy energy in McNeil’s art make this a drama with true depth.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

The cover of Bad Houses by Sara Ryan

Lives intersect in the most unexpected ways when teenagers Anne and Lewis cross paths at an estate sale in sleepy Failin, Oregon. Failin was once a thriving logging community. Now the town’s businesses are crumbling, its citizens bitter and disaffected. Anne and Lewis refuse to succumb to the fate of the older generation as they discover together the secrets of their hometown and their own families.

  • Art by Carla Speed McNeil
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Black & White, 161 pages
  • Paperback, 2013, Dark Horse, ISBN: 1595829938

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