November 16, 2011

Review: Love & Leftovers by Sarah Tregay

My wish is to fall
cranium over Converse
in dizzy, daydream-worthy
When her parents split, Marcie is dragged from Idaho to a family summerhouse in New Hampshire. She leaves 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 "vacation" has become permanent. She starts at a new school where 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 and 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.

I can really relate to this book because I have been the EXACT situation as Marcie (the main character). I really hurt a lot of people and i blamed it on everyone but me. I recommend this book to any high school student. This book I would read over and over because it means so much. I understand it all toooo well.

Publisher-HarperCollins Children's Books
Reviewers Rating: 5 STARS
Reviewed by~Sierra Wells (Franklin High School Student)
~Thank you to the Publisher for the donation of this book to Read for your future!~

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