Roomies

Tara Altebrando (Author) Sara Zarr (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$15.99
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
June 16, 2015
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316217507

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About the Author

Sara Zarr was raised in San Francisco, California, and now lives with her husband in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is the author of The Lucy Variations, How to Save a Life, What We Lost, Sweethearts, and the National Book Award finalist Story of a Girl. Her website is www.sarazarr.com.

Tara Altebrando is an author of books for adults and teens, including The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life, Dreamland Social Club, What Happens Here and The Pursuit of Happiness. She lives with her family in Queens, New York. Her website is www.taraaltebrando.com.

Reviews

Praise for Roomies A YALSA 2015 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
*"The authors give the story big doses of humor, sensitivity, and sweetness, along with a complex and realistic cast; EB and Lauren's stories amount to two great novels in one."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
* "With authentic and distinct voices relayed through a combination of emails and first-person narratives, the authors create a modern and meaningful epistolary novel....A resonant story perfect for any teenager going to college -- or simply struggling to make peace with herself and her world."--The Bulletin (starred review)
"The main characters' back stories are engaging, and the large supporting cast of friends and family members are well-developed and integral to the girls' growth....The novel's deeply embedded theme of transition will have tremendous appeal for any teenager coping with change."--Kirkus Reviews
"Authentic and drama filled."--Booklist
"An honest and pitch-perfect story that's filled to the brim with our most overwhelming emotions: fear, hope, and love."--Stephanie Perkins, author of Anna and the French Kiss
"This winning novel charms from the start. Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando perfectly capture the summer after high school graduation in all its glorious excitement and uncertainty. Required reading for the college bound!"--Megan McCafferty, NYT bestselling author of Jessica Darling's It List