Underwater is a powerful, hopeful debut novel about redemption, recovery, and finding the strength it takes to face your past and move on.

• An Indies Introduce title for winter/spring 2016
• A Kids’ Indie Next Top 10 pick for winter 2015-2016
• Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the Year pick, 2017
• A 2018 High School Sequoyah Masterlist selection from the Oklahoma Library Association
• Publishers Weekly starred review
• ALAN Pick for April/May 2016
• ABC Best Books for Young Readers title, 2016
• Ten of the Best New Young Adult Novels in January from Paste Magazine
• Winter 2015 Unputdownable Young Adult Pick from Bookish
• Most Anticipated January Release from B&N Teen Blog




Marisa Reichardt is a native of Southern California. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her family.

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