Nothing but Life

February 23, 2021
Nothing but Life

During a sweltering summer, Dills must come to termswith a horrific crime and the parent he loves who committedit.Dills and his mom have returned to Hamilton, her hometown,hoping to leave the horrors of Wilkson behind. But it's impossibleto really run from tragedy, and trouble always follows trouble.When Dills hurts a new classmate, it comes out in court that hewas in the Wilkson Collegiate library when the shooter came in. Buthe won't talk about what he saw, what he still sees whenever hecloses his eyes. He can't. He definitely can't tell anyone that theWilkson Shooter is his stepfather Jesse, that Jesse can speak intohis mind from hundreds of kilometres away, and that Dills stillloves him even though he committed an unspeakable crime.