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The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I

by Carolyn Mackler

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults eBooks of the Month Family Drama

LoveReading View on The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I

This year Carolyn Mackler will re-release her beloved coming-of-age novel The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things in a newly updated edition. Now she drops readers right back into the hilarious, haphazard life of Virginia Shreves in this long-awaited sequel! Perfect for fans of Rainbow Rowell and Dumplin'.

The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I Synopsis

Six months after Virginia decides to ignore the `Fat Girl Code of Conduct' and make her relationship with Froggy Welsh the Fourth official, things are getting complicated. She's not sure she still likes Froggy, her mum has betrayed her to the meanest girl in school, and her feelings about her brother Byron are still a mess since he was suspended from university for date rape. But then police come to their apartment and arrest Byron. As Virginia tries to figure it all out, she meets Sebastian - a guy with his own private drama. They make a pact not to talk about their troubles, but then a terrible secret comes out that could ruin everything. This year Carolyn Mackler will re-release her beloved coming-of-age novel The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things in a newly updated edition. Now she drops readers right back into the hilarious, haphazard life of Virginia Shreves in this long-awaited sequel! Perfect for fans of Rainbow Rowell and Dumplin'.

The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I Press Reviews

Praise for The Earth, My Butt and Other Big Round Things;

I loved this book. It's funny, sweet, and most of all, hopeful. It should be required reading for all girls, everywhere    Sarah Dessen

The heroine's transformation into someone who finds her own style and speaks her own mind is believable - and worthy of applause  Publishers Weekly

Readers will be rooting for Virginia all the way  Kirkus Reviews

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ISBN: 9781408897041
Publication date: 09/08/2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury YA an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408897041
Publication date: 9th August 2018
Author: Carolyn Mackler
Publisher: Bloomsbury YA an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites, Family Drama,
Categories: Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage), Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage),

About Carolyn Mackler

Carolyn Mackler is the acclaimed author of the YA novels The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things (a Michael L. Printz Honor Book), Infinite in Between, Tangled, Guyaholic, Vegan Virgin Valentine, and Love and Other Four-Letter Words, as well as the co-author of The Future of Us. She also wrote the middle-grade novel Best Friend Next Door. Carolyn lives in New York City with her husband and two sons. carolynmackler.com @carolynmackler

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