I Never Stopped is out now! Get it now anywhere books are sold online–links available on Goodreads.
In her powerful debut magical realism novel, Elizabeth Mitchell crafts a story of palpable love and longing. With deft language that engages readers’ hearts, I Never Stopped explores grief, loss, and the many stages of healing.
Months after a car crash that killed her lover, Francesca leaves all familiarity and moves to Italy in an attempt to heal. Unbeknownst to Francesca, Sloane can’t let go. She’s stuck and desperate to connect from the other side.
I NEVER STOPPED is an adult realism IF I STAY meets A CERTAIN SLANT OF LIGHT.
For your ears’ pleasure, I present you with the playlist that I created and listened to while writing I NEVER STOPPED. I suggest you listen while reading, and ignore the videos– some are very different in vibe than the novel, while the music suggests otherwise.
*Theme song: Lea Michele & Ashley Tisdale’s version of Dancing On My Own
Unbeknownst to Francesca, Sloane can’t let go. Trapped in the mysterious afterlife of The Gray, she’s desperate to contact her love, but limited by forces she doesn’t understand. Though Francesca is so near Sloane can almost smell her hair, she’s always just out of reach. As Francesca’s wounds begin to heal in Italy, Sloane struggles with how her presence may affect Francesca’s tenuous new life.
Can Francesca start a new life in Italy, and will Cecelia be a part of it? And what will become of Sloane?