The Square Root of Summer
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The Square Root of Summer

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A stunning debut novel the New York Times calls a "delectable romance"! Gottie's heart has been broken three times. One, when her best friend moved away without saying goodbye. Two, when her beloved grandfather died. Three, when her first love wouldn't even hold her hand at the funeral. As Gottie spirals deeper into grief, her past literally comes back to haunt her when she is inexplicably sent back in time to good memories and bad, revisiting afternoons of kisses and days she wanted to forget forever. This summer, Gottie's past, present, and future are about to collide--and she's the only one who can figure out why. The Square Root of Summer is an exponentially enthralling story about love and loss, from debut YA voice, Harriet Reuter Hapgood.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 295 pages
  • 163 x 236 x 28mm | 476g
  • Roaring Brook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1626723737
  • 9781626723733
  • 968,156

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A "Teen Vogue "Best New Book of 2016"Sophisticated and believable. . . An emotional roller-coaster ride worth taking." -"School Library Journal," starred review"A story of complex grief, love, and growth." -"Kirkus"show more

About Harriet Reuter Hapgood

Harriet Reuter Hapgood is a freelance journalist who has worked with "Marie Claire," "ELLE," and "InStyle" in the U.K. Her debut novel, "The Square Root" "of Summer," was inspired by her German mathematician grandfather and her lifelong obsession with YA romance, which includes an MA thesis on "Dawson's Creek "from London College of Fashion, and a dissertation on romantic comedies at Newcastle University. She lives in Brighton, England.show more

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2,159 ratings
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4 32% (689)
3 33% (717)
2 13% (282)
1 4% (90)
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