The Juarez twins were inseparable until Jade’s untimely death at the age of seventeen. And after being catapulted into a new and unfamiliar world, Group sessions become Jade’s key to progressing and finding peace. But one issue stands in her way—she can’t seem to remember any of the facts surrounding her death. Her journey to unravel these details meets her head-on as she experiences revelations about herself that she cannot fathom.
At the same time—in the living world—Pearl, who’s been left behind without her sister and best friend, spirals into an abyss of crushing grief and depression. Reluctantly attending a support group session, she meets a stranger who turns her world upside down and ignites a love within her that she has never felt before. But she wonders if that love is enough for her to heal. Can the bond between the two sisters survive the throes of death, grief, love, and everything in between?
Group explores themes of depression, suicidal ideations, grief, drugs, and alcohol. Group brings to light the struggles teens face when losing a loved one, and how that loss can strongly influence one’s mental health. This book’s goal is to help those who identify with the book’s premise recognize the signs and seek help to recover.
This book is suitable for ages 14 and up.