Solace of the Road, Siobhan Dowd, Random House Inc, 2009, 261 pp
This is a fantastic Young Adult novel by Irish author Dowd. Solace is a 14 year old foster kid who sets off to find her birth mother and ultimately to find herself. I reviewed it for BookBrowse and you can read the review here.
(Solace of the Road is available in hardcover by special order from Once Upon A Time Bookstore.)