Ruta Sepetys follows up her well-reviewed debut novel with OUT OF THE EASY, a story that's very different but no less captivating.
Ruta Sepetys's first novel, BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY, was one of the best-reviewed young adult novels of 2011. Based on her family's history in Lithuania, the novel offered a unique and harrowing glimpse into a part of the world unknown to many, if not most, American readers. Many people, myself included, wondered how Sepetys would follow up this surprising, singular work. Here, in OUT OF THE EASY, is the answer --- with a novel just as captivating and rich in character and place as her de