Better Than Yesterday by Robyn Schneider

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At the elite Hilliard Preparatory School, the competition is fierce, the gossip is worse, and Blake Dorsey has just arrived back on campus after an unexplained two-year absence.

Skylar Banks has a hunch Blake's in trouble. Skylar's the most likely candidate for valedictorian, but she's no stranger to tricky situations herself. She's got a reputation for taking her relationships straight from JV to varsity, and that rep is about to catch up with her.

Charley Morton doesn't have time for Blake's problems—not if he plans to get into Harvard like his parents expect, or to win over his dream girl (a.k.a. Skylar). But then Blake takes off for New York City, and Charley, Skylar, and her roommate, Marissa, have no choice but to risk their perfect transcripts to find him. It's a journey that will change the way they see each other— and themselves—forever.


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About Robyn Schneider

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Robyn Schneider is a writer, actor, and online personality who misspent her youth in a town coincidentally similar to Eastwood. Robyn is a graduate of Columbia University, where she studied creative writing, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where she studied medical ethics. She lives in Los Angeles, California, but also on the internet. You can watch her vlogs at www.youtube.com/robynisrarelyfunny and follow her on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook and Instagram.
 
Published August 12, 2008 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 242 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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They’re nearly equal, but Skylar comes by her success easily, while Charlie struggles to please his demanding parents, who have mapped out his life without consulting his own wishes.

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Both the voices of Charley and Skylar, its narrators, are completely enjoyable, and the secondary characters (a roommate, a teacher, a brother, random drunken Columbia students) make it feel as if you are running right alongside Charley, Skylar and Marissa for their New York City adventure.

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