Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (59)

This week I'm waiting on...

Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay
My wish
is to fall
cranium over Converse
in dizzy, daydream-worthy
love.

When her parents split, Marcie is dragged from Idaho to a family summerhouse in New Hampshire. She leaves behind her friends, a group of freaks and geeks called the Leftovers, including her emo-rocker boyfriend, and her father.

By the time Labor Day rolls around, Marcie suspects this "vacation" has become permanent. She starts at a new school where a cute boy brings her breakfast and a new romance heats up. But understanding love, especially when you've watched your parents' affections end, is elusive. What does it feel like, really? can you even know it until you've lost it?

Love and Leftovers is a beautifully written story of one girl’s journey navigating family, friends, and love, and a compelling and sexy read that teens will gobble up whole.


January 1st 2012 by Katherine Tegen Books  
It's written in verse! That's all I need to know.

2 comments:

  1. I have never read a book in verse so I am hesitant about it but I am going to give it a try. Great pick!

    My WOW: http://rachelreader.blogspot.com/2011/09/waiting-on-wednesday-22.html

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