Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus’ special power of seeing the future gets in the way of his attempt to lead an ordinary life. After foreseeing his brother’s imminent death, Alex is left in a state of despair and struggles to cope with this knowledge. According to Amazon, The Cost of Knowing, a gripping read about family and racial injustice in America, is expected to release on April 6.
“I love thought-provoking, ‘what if’ kinds of stories,” librarian Kristen Zemba said. “What if you knew a loved one were about to die? How would you spend your remaining time with that person?”