Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt

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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.

About Lindsey Leavitt

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Lindsey Leavitt (www.lindseyleavitt.com) lives in Las Vegas with her husband and three small daughters.  Although she has been a substitute teacher and a homecoming princess, she has never been a substitute princess—yet. She’s still scanning the want ads….
Published March 26, 2013 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 321 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Cooking, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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After discovering her boyfriend has a serious online relationship with another girl, Mallory very publicly dumps him on his social media site.

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A devoted list maker, 16-year-old Mallory is determined to transform her life when she finds out her boyfriend, Jeremy, has a cybergirlfriend who goes by the name “BubbleYum.” As Mallory’s relationshi

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The Bookbag

I'd happily recommend this to anyone looking for a teen contemporary with a strong narrator, and am looking forward to reading her future books!.

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Deseret News

That's exactly what Mallory, a high school junior, decides to do when she discovers her boyfriend "cheated" on her with an online avatar in "Going Vintage."

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The Daily Quirk

So many young adult books that attempt to send a positive message to teenage girls still end up being all about the happy ending with the new and improved guy – but that’s not the case here, and it was refreshing.

Mar 13 2013 | Read Full Review of Going Vintage

Gr 7 Up—While the premise of Going Vintage appears to be the usual run-of-the-mill romantic fodder-girl is wildly in love with her boyfriend, boy cheats on girl, girl seeks to find herself-it becomes evident from the opening chapter that Leavitt is exploring new romantic territory here. When Mall...

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