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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
1:58 PM | Posted by Megan Knowles |
Breaking the Spine. It is where we feature upcoming books that we cannot wait to read! Go on over to join in the fun!! :)
My pick for this week is..
Author: Lindsey Leavitt
Title: Going Vintage
Expected Publication: March 16, 2013
When Mallory discovers that her boyfriend, Jeremy, is cheating on her with an online girlfriend, she swears off boys. She also swears off modern technology. Inspired by a list of goals her grandmother made in 1962, Mallory decides to "go vintage" and return to a simpler time (when boyfriends couldn't cheat on you online). She sets out to complete grandma's list: run for pep club secretary, host a dinner party, sew a homecoming dress, find a steady, do something dangerous. But the list is trickier than it looks. And obviously finding a steady is out . . . no matter how good Oliver (Jeremy's cousin) smells. But with the help of her sister, she'll get it done. Somehow. Lindsey Leavitt perfectly pairs heartfelt family moments, laugh-out-loud humor, and a little bit of romance in this delightful contemporary novel.
What is your WoW post? Thoughts on this book?