Love and Other Perishable Items

By Laura Buzo
Love is awkward, as fans of Rainbow Rowell and E. Lockhart well know. Funny and heartbreaking in equal measure, this grocery store romance was a Morris Award Finalist for Best YA debut.
""Smart, honest and full of achingly real characters. And it made me laugh. What else would you want in a book?" Melina Marchetta, Printz Award-winning author"
From the moment Amelia sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner. Lost. Sunk. Head over heels infatuated with him. It's problematic, since Chris, 21, is a sophisticated university student, while Amelia, 15, is 15.
Amelia isn't stupid. She knows it's not gonna happen. So she plays it cool around Chris at least, as cool as she can. Working checkout together at the local supermarket, they strike up a friendship: swapping life stories, bantering about everything from classic books to B movies, and cataloging the many injustices of growing up. As time goes on, Amelia's crush doesn't seem so one-sided anymore. But if Chris likes her back, what then? Can two people in such different places in life really be together?
Through a year of befuddling firsts first love, first job, first party, and first hangover debut author Laura Buzo shows how the things that break your heart can still crack you up.
"A sweet and scathingly funny love story." "Kirkus," Starred Review"


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ISBN: 9780375870002

About the Hardcover

Publisher Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publish date 12/11/2012
Pages 243
ISBN-13 9780375870002
ISBN-10 0375870008
Language English

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