Edge of Dark Water

By Joe R. Lansdale. Little, Brown/Mulholland, $25.99 (9780316188432).


Set in the 1930s, this dark, fast-paced coming-of-age mystery follows teens Sue Ellen, Jinx, and Terry, who are transporting their friend and once-aspiring star May Lynn’s ashes from East Texas to Hollywood.




Awards Won

Title Year
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults
Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles comprise the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2006. More on each book’s content and suggested audience can be found in the full-length Booklist review.
2012 - Selection(s)