I'm supposed to be grieving, not falling in love... A vibrant, deeply romantic and unmissable novel from the acclaimed author Jandy Nelson. For fans of John Green, David Levithan and Rainbow Rowell.
Seventeen-year-old Lennie Walker spends her time tucked safely and happily in the shadow of her fiery older sister, Bailey. But when Bailey dies abruptly, Lennie is catapulted to centre stage of her own life - and, despite her nonexistent history with boys, suddenly finds herself struggling to balance two. Toby was Bailey's boyfriend; his grief mirrors Lennie's own. Joe is the new boy in town, with a nearly magical grin. One boy takes Lennie out of her sorrow, the other comforts her in it. But the two can't collide without Lennie's world exploding...
A debut novel from a Californian author, this has been translated into 18 languages and was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Lennie has always lived in the shadow of her older sister Bailey, but when Bailey dies Lennie's catapulted centre stage of her own life. For fans of John Green and Rainbow Rowell. Ages: 14+