Skip to main content

We Are All Constellations

Amy Beashel

A heartbreaking but hope-filled tale about the stories we tell ourselves to survive…

You are strong. You are brave. You are not alone.

Seventeen-year-old Iris is happy. She’s fearless, she’s strong. She is everything but a girl who lost her mum.

But Iris’s dad and step-mum have been keeping a secret. One big enough to unravel her. Only the magnetic Órla can provide an escape, until things get…complicated. As Iris questions who she is, it becomes clear she can’t run away from grief.

What happens when someone who has never faced up to the darkness lets it in?

  • Publication date: October 6, 2022
  • ISBN: 9780861540655
  • RRP: £8.99
  • Pages: 336
  • Publication date: October 6, 2022
  • ISBN: 9780861540662
  • RRP: £3.99
  • Pages: 336

Reviews

‘I am in complete and utter love with everything Amy Beashel writes, but this one may just be my favourite.’

Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places

‘Powered by the pain of grief and the joy of love, We Are All Constellations is a deeply compelling coming of age story that deals honestly and unflinchingly with the agonies of discovering your past may not be all that you believed. Amy Beashel's exquisite prose is full of heart and her characters will stay with you long after the final page. I loved it.’

Louisa Reid, author of Gloves Off

Praise for The Sky is Mine:

‘A powerful page-turner with giant heart. A book that everyone needs to read.’ Jennifer Niven

‘This beautiful book will floor you and deserves to be on every shelf, everywhere.’ Kathleen Glasgow

'An incredibly beautiful and moving book, as full of twists and turns as it is heart and compassion.’
Kate Weston, author of Diary of a Confused Feminist

‘A beautiful, nuanced and necessary book, handling difficult topics with great skill, and, crucially, without judgement.’

Gina Blaxill, author of You Can Trust Me

Amy Beashel

Amy Beashel lives in Shropshire with her husband and two kids. Her debut novel The Sky is Mine was nominated for a CILIP Carnegie Medal 2021, longlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2021 and shortlisted for the Bristol Teen Book Award 2020. Incidentally, she is also the fastest woman in the world on a space hopper.

Author page

More books by Amy Beashel

Request authors for events

Are you a teacher, librarian or bookseller, and keen to have one of our authors appear at an event, or just want to know more about our books? Use this form to get in touch with us, and one of our team will respond as soon as possible.