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Ttfn: Ta-Ta for Nowby Lauren Myracle
Synopses & Reviews
Through texts and messages, the mega-bestselling, beloved Internet Girls series followed the ups and downs of school for three very different, very close friends. Now itandrsquo;s freshman year of college for the winsome threesome, and *everything* is different. For one, the best friends are facing their first semester apart. Way, way apart. Maddieandrsquo;s in California, Zoeandrsquo;s in Ohio, and Angelaandrsquo;s back in Georgia. And itandrsquo;s not just the girls who are separated. Zoeandrsquo;s worried that Doug wants to break up now that theyandrsquo;re at different schools, and Maddieandrsquo;s boyfriend, Ian, is on the other side of the country.
In the face of change and diverging paths, Maddieandrsquo;s got a plan to keep the friends close, and it involves embracing the present, making memories, and . . . roller derby! Using of-the-moment technology, Lauren Myracle brings her groundbreaking series into the brave new virtual world of texting and tweets.
Praise for yolo
andquot;This honest, nuanced, accessible, and credible account provides teen girls with an authentic and skillfully told description of college life. The story, which can stand independently from the rest of the Internet Girls series, offers readers realistic, engaging, and provocative perspectives on scary first semesters away from home and sage advice about drinking, partying, and shutting down socially, all without ever leaving the perfectly crafted text-message flow.
--Booklist, starred review
andquot;Funny, deceptively smart and just in time for those going off to college.andquot;
Its time for a new generation of readers to discover the phenomenally bestselling and beloved series, told entirely in messages and texts. With a fresh look and updated cultural references, the notorious list-topping series is ready for the iPhone generation.
First published in 2004 (holy moly!), ttyl and its sequels follow the ups and downs of high school for the winsome threesome, three very different but very close friends: wild Maddie (mad maddie), bubbly Angela (SnowAngel), and reserved Zoe (zoegirl). Through teacher crushes, cross-country moves, bossy Queen Bees, incriminating party pics, and other bumps along the way, author Lauren Myracle explores the many potholes of teenagedom with the unflinching honesty and pitch-perfect humor that made this series a staple of young adult literature.
Sequel to the New York Times best-seller ttyl
This sequel to the breakout bestseller, ttyl (a novel told entirely in instant messages), follows Maddie, Zoe, and Angela through their next year in high school, 11th grade. There's trouble and lots of IMs ahead for the Winsome Threesome.
Angela has just found out that her family is moving to El Cerrito, California, and she seriously doesn't know how she'll survive without her best friends. Maddie makes some really bad moves with Clive, a pot-smoking hipster who wants to be "friends with benefits." And Zoe finds herself falling for Doug, the sweet poet who has had a crush on Angela forever, a crush that Angela has come to count on.
Lauren Myracle has concocted another funny, touching look at the rocky road of real friendship--bumpy, nutty, and marshmallow-sweet.
Praise for ttyl
"Perfectly contemporary" -Kirkus
*"Revealing and innovative, this novel will inspire teens to pass it on to their friends." --School Library Journal (starred review)
About the Author
Lauren Myracle is the author of many novels for middle-grade and young adult readers, including Rhymes with Witches and the prequel to this book, ttyl, a New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and Book Sense best-seller. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College and lives with her family in Colorado.
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