February 15, 2013

10 Things You Might Like To Know About THE MOON AND MORE by Sarah Dessen!

There’s no author who says “love” more than Sarah Dessen. And we don’t mean just romantic love (though she’s plenty good at that!). Sarah writes amazing, deep friendships, complex and true familial relationships, and, of course, swoony and wonderful first loves, so who better than Sarah to have a Valentine’s Day blog tour for her upcoming book, THE MOON AND MORE? Check with each blog every day for one of the 10 things you might like to know about THE MOON AND MORE that Sarah wrote herself.

Here’s the fifth of Sarah’s “10 Things You Might Like To Know About THE MOON AND MORE:”

Like many of my other books, some characters from previous novels do make appearances in this one. Although it’s getting harder and harder to stump my readers! I used to think I was so slick, sliding a band or place mentioned before into the current book. Then I realized most of my die-hard fans were finding ALL mentions (and often posting them online for proof) the day the book was released. I tried to be sneakier this time. We’ll see if I succeeded.

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Luke is the perfect boyfriend: handsome, kind, fun. He and Emaline have been together all through high school in Colby, the beach town where they both grew up. But now, in the summer before college, Emaline wonders if perfect is good enough.

Enter Theo, a super-ambitious outsider, a New Yorker assisting on a documentary film about a reclusive local artist. Theo's sophisticated, exciting, and, best of all, he thinks Emaline is much too smart for Colby.

Emaline's mostly-absentee father, too, thinks Emaline should have a bigger life, and he's convinced that an Ivy League education is the only route to realizing her potential. Emaline is attracted to the bright future that Theo and her father promise. But she also clings to the deep roots of her loving mother, stepfather, and sisters. Can she ignore the pull of the happily familiar world of Colby?

Emaline wants the moon and more, but how can she balance where she comes from with where she's going?

Sarah Dessen's devoted fans will welcome this story of romance, yearning, and, finally, empowerment. It could only happen in the summer.


Want to know more about THE MOON AND MORE? Check with these blogs on Sarah’s tour!

Monday, 2/11: Forever Young Adult http://foreveryoungadult.com/
Tuesday, 2/12: The Story Siren http://www.thestorysiren.com
Wednesday, 2/13: Mundie Moms www.mundiemoms.com
Thursday, 2/14: Chick Loves Lit http://chickloveslit.com
Friday, 2/15: Good Choice Reading http://www.goodchoicereading.com

Monday, 2/18: The Compulsive Reader http://www.thecompulsivereader.com/
Tuesday, 2/19: The Perpetual Page Turner  http://www.perpetualpageturner.com/
Wednesday, 2/20: The Young Folks http://www.theyoungfolks.com
Thursday, 2/21: Good Books & Good Wine http://www.goodbooksandgoodwine.com
Friday, 2/22: I am a Reader, Not a Writer http://iamareadernotawriter.blogpsot.com

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