Hearts, strings, and other breakable things / Jacqueline Firkins.
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- ISBN: 9781328635198
- ISBN: 1328635198
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 
Living with her aunt's family in Mansfield, Massachusetts, for a few months before turning eighteen and starting college, Edie is torn between Sebastian, the boy next door, and playboy Henry.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 September #2
Though she'll be on her own once she starts college, orphaned Edie Price will be spending her last semester of high school in Mansfield, Massachusetts, with the only family she has left: her preening aunt and absentminded uncle and their two daughters, forceful Maria and boy-crazy Julia. Their ostentatious wealth and sometimes-abrasive attitudes throw literary, understated Edie off-base. All she wants to do is keep her head down, secure a scholarship to college, and nurse an unrequited crush on Sebastian, the very unavailable boy next door, in peace. But Mansfield may have more in store for Edie. As her relationship with her cousins gains ground, area bad boy Henry Crawford begins pursuing her. He's nothing like Sebastian, and at first, Edie doesn't give him a second thought, but maybe there's more to himâand the rest of the townâthan she first imagined. Retellings of Mansfield Park are far less common than some other Austen-style reimaginings, and this one winningly upholds the spirit of its source material. A well-fleshed-out secondary cast keeps this debut fresh. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Jacqueline Firkins is a playwright, screenwriter, and comics artist who&;s been creating worlds and characters as a set and costume designer for the past twenty years. She&;s on the full-time faculty at the University of British Columbia, where she also takes any writing class they&;ll let her into. When not writing, drawing, or sewing, she can be found running by the ocean, listening to earnest love songs, and pretending her dog understands every word she says.
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