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Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Young Adult
Kantor once again demonstrates her uncanny ability to write believable teen characters. In fact, Kate is sometimes aggravating just because she's so real. Readers will cringe and cheer Kate to the very last page of this satisfying read.
Kate's perfect summer is completely decimated when her mom drags her across the country, from Arizona to Cape Cod, to stay with her mom's old friends. Kate's hoped-for friendship with family friend Sarah goes bust, her BFF back home has landed a boyfriend and Kate feels all is lost. Until she spies cutie Adam ... (HYPERION, May, 272 pp., $15.99, ISBN: 9781423108498, HC, 12 and Up)
Reviewed By: Marie Bongiorno
Published: May 2009