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In this gripping debut novel, high school senior Zephyr Doyle is swept off her feet—and into an intense and volatile relationship—by the new boy in school.Zephyr Doyle is focused. Focused on leading her team to the field hockey state championship and leaving her small town for her dream school, Boston College.But love has a way of changing things.Enter the new boy in school: the hockey team’s starting goaltender, Alec. He’s cute, charming, and most important, Alec doesn’t judge Zephyr. He understands her fears and insecurities—he even shares them. Soon, their relationship becomes something bigger than Zephyr, something she can’t control, something she doesn’t want to control.Zephyr swears it must be love. Because love is powerful, and overwhelming, and…terrifying?But love shouldn’t make you abandon your dreams, or push your friends away. And love shouldn’t make you feel guilty—or worse, ashamed.So when Zephyr finally begins to see Alec for who he really is, she knows it’s time to take back control of her life.If she waits any longer, it may be too late.
Number of Pages: 356
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Dating + Sex, Social Issues / Violence, Social Issues / Physical + Emotional Abuse
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: Teen
Author: S. M. Parker
Street Date: March 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-7969
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MR — 1 year ago
S. M. Parker’s gorgeously written THE GIRL WHO FELL is hands down one of my favorite books of all time. When star student athlete Zephyr Doyle gets swept up in the intoxication of first love with charming new boy Alec, her Straight-A world is thrown off kilter. He smells like oranges and has smile...see moreof the reviewer's review