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 Beautiful Girls,
a short story collection for adults, Rosie and Skate,
and is the recipient of a New York Foundaton for the Arts Fellowship. Growing up, she spent summers on the Jersey shore. She lives in New York City.