Praise for "First There Was Forever"
* Fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han won t want to miss this sensitive exploration of romantic and platonic relationships in flux, and young women coming into their own. "Publishers Weekly," starred review
With descriptions that are rich, intimate, and a pure pleasure to read...[Romano] captures the awkwardness of teenagers grappling with feelings for which they have no language yet. In Nate and Lima, young readers will find a relationship that is both deliciously dreamy and achingly real. "The Los Angeles Review of Books
An emotionally rich coming-of-age love story. "Kirkus Reviews
Romano succeeds in capturing the awkwardness of first romantic encounters and in navigating the growing gray areas in life that emerge with age. Hand this one to fans of Jenny Han and Morgan Matson. "Booklist
A narrative that addresses the first time with such sensitivity and grace. "School Library Journal
The author weaves her story together with expressive, figurative language...Recommend this novel to older teens who are romance fans. "VOYA""show more