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Written by Carolyn Mackler
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 076362537X
ISBN-13: 9780763625375
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author: Carolyn Mackler

V Valentine is the queen of meaningless hookups. Ever since her mom dumped her with her grandparents, she has bounced from guy to guy. But in the spring of senior year, a fateful hockey puck lands her in the lap of Sam Almond. Right from the start, things with Sam are different. V is terrified to admit it, but this might be meaningful after all. On the afternoon of graduation, V receives some shocking news. Later, at a party, she makes an irreversible mistake and risks losing Sam forever. When her mom invites her to Texas, V embarks on a cross-country road trip with the hopes of putting two thousand miles between herself, Sam, and the wreckage of that night. With her trademark blend of humor and compassion, Carolyn Mackler takes readers on an unforgettable ride of missed exits, misadventures, and the kind of epiphanies that come only when you’re on a route you’ve never taken before.

Sometimes it takes getting hit with a hockey puck to help you see what’s good for you! Carolyn Mackler is back — and V is off on a solo road trip — in this funny, poignant follow-up to Vegan Virgin Valentine.
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Young Adult Novel / Hardback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
192 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
Family; Love & Romance; Social Issues; Paranormal; Dating & Sex; Travel & Transportation;
author’s comments:
Carolyn Mackler is the author of Vegan Virgin Valentine, the acclaimed prequel to this novel, as well as the Michael L. Printz Honor Book The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things. She lives in New York.
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