Well, Sweethearts by Sara Zarr just arrived in the library today! I read it in Philadelphia the on Friday night of midwinter in my wonderful Marriot 22nd floor hotel room.
I hope it gets checked out right away because I want as many people as possible to read this title. The cute cover with the pink cookie will entice a lot of girls. I think it will be a hit.
The book is about a long lost childhood friendship and what kind of changes can take place in a lifetime. Jennifer has to overcome all kinds of adversity including binge-eating, compulsive stealing and even...a ghost?
It's a sweet tale about lost loves, self-abuse and dysfuctional families. A must-read, if you ask me.