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Book Review: River, Sing Out

      RIVER, SING OUT BY JAMES WADE   Categories: Contemporary / Literary Fiction Rural Fiction / Crime Fiction / Coming-of-Age Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Blackstone Facebook   Twitter     Instagram Date of Publication: June 8, 2021 Number of Pages: 315 pages   “And through these ages untold, the river did act as the lifeblood of all those things alongside it.” Jonah Hargrove is celebrating his thirteenth birthday by avoiding his abusive father, when a girl named River stumbles into his yard, injured and alone. The teenager has stolen thousands of dollars’ worth of meth from her murderous, drug-dealing boyfriend, but lost it somewhere in the Neches River bottoms during her escape. Jonah agrees to help her find and sell the drugs so she can flee East Texas. Chasing after them is John Curtis, a local drug kingpin and dog fighter, as well as River’s boyfriend, the dangerous Dakota Cade. Each person is keeping secrets from the others—deadly secrets that will