It's the summer before senior year and the alluring Angel is ready to have fun. She's not like her best friend, Inggy, who has a steady boyfriend, good grades, and college plans. Angel isn't sure what she wants to do yet, but she has confidence and experience beyond her years. Still, her summer doesn't start out as planned. Her good friend Joey doesn't want to fool around anymore, he wants to be her boyfriend, while Angel doesn't want to be tied down. As Joey pulls away, and Inggy tours colleges, Angel finds herself spending more time with Inggy's boyfriend, Cork. With its cast of vivid and memorable characters, this tale from the Jersey shore is sure to make some waves.
From the Hardcover edition.
On the cusp of leaving childhood behind and becoming an adult, 17-year-old New Jersey girl Angel Cassonetti finds her senior year transformative. It's summer, the Jersey shore is thick with tourists and Angel's best friend, Inggy, is spending a lot time visiting colleges, leaving Angel to contemplate her future. At the same time, Angel's ex-boyfriend no longer wants to hook up with her, and she begins hanging out with Inggy's boyfriend, Cork. Will Angel's life ever go back to normal again?
- Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Fiction
- Types of Characters, Social Issues / Dating + Sex
- May 8, 2012
- May 8, 2012
- Beth Ann Bauman
- Jaclyn Gaines (Narrator)