Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
, March 19, 2012:
“One can almost smell salt and sunscreen in the air in this soulful and insightful coming-of-age story.”Review, The New York Times Book Review
, May 13, 2012:
“Whatever the resolution to Angel’s story, it is clear that with Bauman— whether she’s Judy Blume’s successor or not—the genre is in good hands.”From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Beth Ann Bauman
is the author of the short-story collection Beautiful Girls
and the young adult novel Rosie and Skate
, which was a New York Times
Editors’ Choice and a Booklist Editors’ Choice, as well as a Booklist Top 10 for Youth in two categories. She lives in New York City but will always be a Jersey girl at heart.