n epic literary event twenty years in the making: the new novel from Stephen Chbosky - author of multi-million copy sensation The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Leaving your house in the middle of the night.
Knowing your mother is doing her best,
but she's just as scared as you.
Starting a new school, making friends.
Seeing how happy it makes your mother.
Hearing a voice, calling out to you.
Following the signs, into the woods.
Going missing for six days.
Remembering nothing about what happened.
Something that will change everything...
And having to save everyone you love.
Stephen Chbosky's first novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower has sold 2.8 million copies in North America alone. In the twenty years since, Stephen has become a prominent screenwriter and director. In 2012 he wrote and directed the film adaptation of Perks. In 2017 he directed and co-wrote the screenplay of the unexpected hit adaptation of Wonder. He also penned the live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.