A Life, Redefined
When the darkness is too great,
When the pain is too real,
There is nothing but sharp edges,
Razor slices,
To remind me that I am alive. 

Seven years ago, an innocent act by Rowan Slone turned her life into a nightmare. Since the age of ten she’s lived with the burden of her baby brother’s death. Now she is seventeen and all she wants to do is graduate high school, go to college, and escape the loveless family she has endured all these years—the same family that holds her responsible for his death. But no one holds her responsible more than herself. 

When long-time crush Mike Anderson invites her to the Prom, suddenly her future looks brighter. Rowan’s younger sister, Trina, however, is determined to ruin her new-found happiness, no matter the cost. And when Rowan discovers her mother’s long-held secret, she finds herself teetering on the edge of an abyss. 

Can Rowan find the strength to move toward the future or is she doomed to dwell in the past?
A Life, Redefined - Tracy Hewitt Meyer
"A searing portrayal of a teen navigating her dysfunctional family that leaves readers hopeful. Meyer astutely captures the horrors of self-harm and domestic violence."
— Kirkus Reviews
"...a very emotional, realistic, heart touching read."
— It's A Book Thing
"This was a very good book that I would definitely recommend. Meyer has a great writing style that will suck you in and hold you. But be warned…It is definitely deeper and more emotional."
— The NerdHerd Reads
"…a deep, emotionally intense novel… Meyer is an author worth keeping an eye on, and a talent worth reading!!!"
— InD'Tale Magazine
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Rowan Slone, Book 1
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ISBN Numbers:   
Hardcover: 978-1-64397-012-7
Softcover:  978-1-64397-013-4
Ebook:        978-1-64397-014-1
LCCN: 2017941236

Page Count: 200
Release Date: 3/12/2020
Young Adult / Contemporary
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"...great plot weaving and story telling."
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"...outstanding…very emotional and shocking…"
— Amitis, NetGalley Reviewer
"Meyer digs into them fearlessly, creating strong imagery and a story for teens and adults alike."
— B. Lynn Goodwin, author
"This is the kinda book that is going to stick with me for a very long time. I cannot stop thinking about it; I just wanted to reach into the book and hug Rowan…I recommend!"
— Megan's Book Corner Book Blog
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