Date published: February 1, 2012
The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jessica Rothenberg Dial, $18
fine's life ends at 16 when Jacob tells her he doesn't love her. The news breaks her heart- literally. She awakens in heaven, where she meets Patrick. While he holds the key to her ever after, back on Earth her BFF learns a secret about her ex that could change everything.
Unraveling lsobel by Eileen Cook Simon Pulse, $17
Isobel's mom is ruining her life! Getting remarried is one thing, but uprooting her before senior year? Despite her threats and tantrums, lsobel finds herself relocated to an incredible (and maybe haunted) mansion on the coast with a InIaIIy notami totally off-limits- stepbrother, Nate. LOL-hilarious, mysterious and romantic.
The Boy Project by Kami Kinard Scholastic, $13
Kara McAllister vows to change her image, as in "get a boyfriend." With a pack of index cards, Kara takes notes on the boys in her grade in their "natural setting." But, of course, her project turns out to be quite complicated, and soon she's handling mean girls, lots of duct tape and an embarrassing bathroom incident.