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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Detroit Lakes Public Library Y LOR (Text) 33500013186903 New Available -
Hawley Public Library Y LOR (Text) 33500013186911 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681199382
  • ISBN: 1681199386
  • Physical Description: 356 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Sequel to: The start of me and you.
Summary, etc.:
High school senior Paige knows there is so much more to life after high school, but is it so terrible to want everything to stay the same forever?
What happens after happily ever after? It's senior year, and Paige Hancock is finally living her best life. She has a fun summer job, great friends, and a super charming boyfriend who totally gets her. But senior year also means big decisions. Weighing "the rest of her life," Paige feels her anxiety begin to pervade every decision she makes. Everything is exactly how she always wanted it to be--how can she leave it all behind next year? In her head, she knows there is so much more to experience after high school. But in her heart, is it so terrible to want everything to stay the same forever?

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 December #1
    Paige Hancock has come a long way since her small Indiana town knew her only as the girl whose boyfriend drowned. Last year, Paige relied on a carefully structured list of goals to get through each day. Now, as she enters her senior year, things are more stable, and some things are even wonderful; she and bookish Max have figured out their feelings for each other, and after a summer spent at a screenwriting program, Paige even knows what she wants to do with her future. But as senior year progresses that future comes fast, and Paige hesitates to chase the life she wants when it means letting go of what she has. In this follow-up to The Start of Me and You (2015), Lord hits the agonizing and comforting beats of the end of high school, capturing the nostalgia of old friendships and hard choices. Readers who know Paige already will revel in this next phase of her journey, while those struggling with difficult choices of their own will find a kindred soul. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Emery Lord is the author of Open Road Summer; The Start of Me and You; When We Collided, which was a Schneider Family Book Award Winner, a YALSA-ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, and a YALSA-ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Books; and The Names They Gave Us. She lives in Ohio with her family and several shelves of books that she considers friends.

Subject: Best friends > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
High schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Indiana > Fiction.
High schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Decision making > Fiction.
High schools.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Juvenile works.

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