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One of our Books of the Year 2013
July 2013 'New Gen' Book of the Month.
A sun drenched and poignant new story from the best-selling US novelist captures one long, last, high school summer vacation for Emaline in her small home town by the sea. Everything is planned for; Emaline will be doing her job, hanging out with friends and, above all, spending time with her boyfriend Luke before they move onto college. But all plans change when Theo, a young student working on a film about a reclusive local artist, arrives. Suddenly Emaline has a lot of choices to make and she has to decide what and who really matter to her. A touching story about growing up and knowing when old loyalties matter most.
A Piece of Passion by Gemma Green, Marketing Manager, Penguin Children's Fiction.
So why read Sarah’s books over any others in this genre? Easy. She gets it – the characters, settings and plots all feel completely real and a part of your life. The protagonist becomes your best friend, her hopes, dreams and loves become yours – and finishing a Sarah Dessen book leaves you feeling a bit bereft, like the best summer holiday coming to an end. Sarah’s got a huge legion of loyal fans and followers, and it’s easy to see why. As we say here at Penguin, read her once and fall in love. It’s true – try The Moon and More and see what we mean!
The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen is the perfect romantic YA novel. A gorgeous Summer read. Open the pages and fall in love...Emaline is spending her last summer before college in her home beach town of Colby. Everything is familiar - from working for her bossy sister Margo at the family rental company to Emaline's gorgeous (and regularly shirtless) childhood sweetheart, Luke. But when an out-of-town brash New York filmmaker, and her young assistant Theo, come to stay at one of the beach houses, everything Emaline thought she knew about herself changes. But can her heart let go of a life she's loved for so long?
Perfect Sunday Telegraph
A compelling story and beautifully written Time Out
A poignant coming-of-age story Big Issue
Publication date: 04/06/2013
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||4th June 2013|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, Books of the Month, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||General fiction (Children's / Teenage),|
Sarah Dessen is the author of seven stunning YA novels: Just Listen, The Truth About Forever, Lock and Key, That Summer, Along for the Ride and The Moon and More. She is a New York Times bestseller and is sold in over 27 different countries around the world. She lives in the countryside in North Carolina, USA, with her daughter, husband, some lizards and two very spoilt dogs - read her once and fall in love. Sarah-Land.com/ sarahdessen.com | @sarahdessenMore About Sarah Dessen