Anna K. #1 : a love story / Jenny Lee.
- 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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|Crookston Public Library||Y LEE (Text)||33500013232780||New||Checked out||06/01/2020|
|Fosston Public Library||Y LEE (Text)||33500013232798||New||Available||-|
|Red Lake Falls Public Library||ya LEE (Text)||35500006274268||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781250236432
- ISBN: 1250236436
- Physical Description: viii, 382 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: [First edition]
- Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2020.
Told from multiple viewpoints, while seventeen-year-old Anna K seems above the typical problems of her Manhattan friends and siblings, finding love with a notorious playboy changes everything.
Anna K has the perfect (if boring) boyfriend, Alexander W.; and she has always made her Korean-American father proud (even if he can be controlling). Anna's brother, Steven, and his girlfriend, Lolly, are trying to weather an sexting scandal; Lolly's little sister, Kimmie, is struggling to recalibrate to normal life after an injury derails her ice dancing career; and Steven's best friend, Dustin, is one-sidedly in love with Kimmie. Alexia 'Count' Vronsky is a playboy who has bounced around boarding schools and who lives for his own pleasure. As Alexia and Anna are pulled together, she has to decide how much of her life she is willing to let go for the chance to be with him. -- adapted from jacket
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 March #1
In Manhattan high society, prep-school kids apply to Ivy League colleges, party with designer drugs, and break each others' hearts. Anna K, 17, maintains a pristine reputation (and the respect of her intense Korean American father) by attending school in Greenwich and dating a perfect, if somewhat boring, guy. But when she comes to New York to help clean up her older brother's mess, Anna meets Alexi Vronskyâcharming, handsome, and a notorious player. When they fall for each other despite Vronsky's nature and Anna's sensibilities, it sets in motion a chain of events that will leave both their lives and their society utterly changed. Anna Karenina gets a Gossip Girlâinfused reboot in Lee's debut YA novel, which embraces the original novel's vast cast and slow-burn pace. A distant third-person narrator may alienate some readers initially, but high stakes and the lavishness (and bad behavior) of elite Manhattanites will soon win them over. A twist ending will shock even the most devoted of Tolstoy fansâbut that's one secret we'll never tell. Grades 10-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
Jenny Lee is a television writer and producer who has worked on BETâs Boomerang, IFCâs Brockmire, Freeformâs Young & Hungry, and the Disney Channel's number-one-rated kids' show, Shake It Up. Jenny has previously published humor essay collections and middle-grade novels, and Anna K. is her debut YA novel. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and 135-pound Newfoundland, Gemma (and yes, it's a toss-up on who's walking who every day).
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|Genre:||Young adult fiction.