The Radius of Us (St. Martin’s Press) tells the story of Gretchen Asher, a sheltered white girl living in a posh Altanta suburb, and Phoenix Flores-Flores, a teen from El Salvador who fled the country to escape being forced into life in a gang. As the two fall in love, they learn to face their fears and imagine a future together. Marie Marquant ’94 is also the author of Dream Things True.