About the Author
Kristen Tracy (www.kristentracy.com) is the author of the young adult novelsLost It
andCrimes of the Sarahs
, and the middle-grade novelCamille McPhee Fell Under the Bus
. Her newest book isSharks and Boys
. When not writing, she tutors at 826 Valencia and volunteers as a gardener on Alcatraz. She lives in San Francisco.
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A Field Guide for Heartbreakers:
Veronica held up a cutout shaped like a paper doll. Sort of.
“This is the paper replica of a hot-dude. We met four hot- dudes last night, so
I’m going to stick them on the wall. By the time I leave Prague, I aim to cover my
entire wall area in hot-dudes.”
“What?” I asked.
Veronica stopped cutting and looked up at me. “Let me start over. I’m constructing
a man-wall out of hot-dudes. I’m making four hot-dudes right now. A
Kite. A Waller. A Frank. And a Roger.”
“The hot-dude in the ball cap who pulled super-hot Frank out of the Ficus
“I can’t believe you remember all their names.”
“Dessy, it’s hard to conquer a man if you don’t know his name.”