It’s sometimes hard for a young adult author, especially one as well known as Sara Shepard, to make the shift to successfully publishing novels for adult audiences. But THE VISIBLES, her first book to be marketed to adults, successfully bridges that gap. Fittingly, it’s about a young woman who is learning to negotiate the fine balance between being someone’s daughter and becoming one’s own person.
Shepard’s episodic novel opens with a harrowing vignette, one that becomes increasingly haunting as the story progresses and the reader learns new information. A young man, about to leave his small town in western Pen