Now available in a gorgeous new package, this exquisite novel explores the bond between daughters and mothers, forgiveness, and the healing power of words.All the time Mum was away, Eleven long years, I saved up my hopes Like little pennies in a jar. Apple’s mother disappeared years ago, leaving Apple with her nana and a lot of unanswered questions. But when she unexpectedly explodes back into Apple’s life like a comet, homecoming is bittersweet. It’s only when Apple meets someone more lost than she is that she begins to see things as they really are.This beautiful novel from multi-award-winning author Sarah Crossan explores family, friendship and reconciliation. It is a story about how messy, complicated and surprising love can be.