Is there a difference between first love and true love? Judy Blumeand#8217;s groundbreaking novel about teen sexuality has a fresh new look.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;The bed is brass, covered with a patchwork quilt, and and#8220;nice and firm,and#8221; Michael says, and#8220;in case youand#8217;re interested.and#8221;andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Katherine is interested.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Katherine and Michael are in love, and Katherine knows itand#8217;s foreverand#8212;especially after she loses her virginity to him. But when theyand#8217;re separated for the summer, she begins to have feelings for another boy. What does this say about her love for Michael? And what does and#8220;foreverand#8221; mean, anyway? Is this the love of a lifetime, or the very beginning of a lifetime of love?
Judy Blume, one of Americaand#8217;s most popular authors, is the recipient of the 2004 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She is the #1 andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author of beloved books for young people, including andlt;iandgt;Are You There God? Itand#8217;s Me, Margaretandlt;/iandgt;, and novels for adult readers, including andlt;iandgt;Wifeyandlt;/iandgt;,andlt;iandgt; Smart Womenandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Summer Sistersandlt;/iandgt;. Her work has been translated into thirty-two languages.Visit Judy at JudyBlume.com or follow her on Twitter at @JudyBlume.
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