Mosquitoland by David Arnold ---- When she learns that her mother is sick in Ohio, Mim confronts her demons on a thousand-mile odyssey from Mississippi that redefines her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane. (March)
David Arnold, author of Mosquitoland, is also a musician. He made a soundtrack for Mosquitoland entitled "Say it Loud- Cinema Cycle".
Mosquitoland by David Arnold. "After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the "wastelands" of Mississippi, where she lives in a medicated milieu with her dad and new stepmom. . . But when her thousand-mile journey takes a few turns she could never see coming, Mim must confront her own demons, redefining her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane."
Mosquitoland - by David Arnold ... told in the unforgettable, kaleidoscopic voice of an amazing teenager, who goes on a modern extended family odyssey of a road trip; one that turns out to be as quirky and hilarious as it is heartbreaking ...