Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay

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My Wish
 
is to fall 
cranium over Converse 
in dizzy daydream-worthy love.

(If only it were that easy.)

Marcie has been dragged away from home for the summer--from Idaho to a family summerhouse in New Hampshire. She's left behind her friends, a group of freaks and geeks called the Leftovers, including her emo-rocker boyfriend, and her father.
By the time Labor Day rolls around, Marcie suspects this "summer vacation" has become permanent. She has to start at a new school, and there she leaves behind her Leftover status when a cute boy brings her breakfast and a new romance heats up. But understanding love, especially when you've watched your parents' affections end, is elusive. What does it feel like, really? Can you even know it until you've lost it?
Love & Leftovers is a beautifully written story of one girl's journey navigating family, friends, and love, and a compelling and sexy read that teens will gobble up whole.
 

About Sarah Tregay

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Sarah Tregay is a graphic designer. When she isn't jotting down poems at stoplights, Sarah can be found hanging out with her "little sister" from Big Brothers Big Sisters. She lives in Eagle, ID, with her husband, two Boston terriers, and an Appaloosa named Mr. Pots. You can find her online at www.sarahtregay.com.
 
Published January 3, 2012 by Katherine Tegen Books. 453 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult. Fiction

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A girl cheats on her boyfriend, regrets it and writes it all in poems in this new verse novel.

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To say Love & Leftovers is fantastically amazing falls short of how great it really is.

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