Thursday, November 24, 2011

FOR LOVE OF ALL TEENS (and tweens)

The past is in the past ... except when it haunts your present.

Sterling Rose has been bullied by her high school’s resident mean girls for the past four years. Right before graduation, a devastating encounter in the girls’ locker room, makes life in her small hometown a living hell. So Sterling runs away to Houston in hopes of anonymity in a big city. There, she finds work in the airport coffee shop, and enjoys real friendship in a cast of quirky characters.

But Sterling can’t help but feel she never stood up for herself back home, and the cycle of bullying will never end. The more she thinks about it, the more she wants to go back home and give those girls a piece of her mind. Only problem is, Sterling has never had real self-esteem and they’d see right through all the grandstanding. So she retreats to her life in Houston until she can get up enough courage to return home.

A happenstance meeting with a super cute Australian during an airport lockdown boosts her confidence for a while, but when he returns to the other side of the world, everything Sterling was starting to believe about herself is lost. Down in the doldrums and short on luck, something happens to Sterling that alters the course of her life forever.

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