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Wall Street Journal bestselling author Jamie McGuire! We’d love to know what
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page-turning YA account of Erin Easter, one of three Erins in the small senior class of
rural Blackwell High School who not only share a first name, but also their birthday. Erin
Easter, raised by a neglectful single mom, keeps to herself and admires Weston Gates
from afar. The other Erins, Erin A. and Erin M. are the darlings of the community:
daughters of the two wealthiest families in town, best friends, cheerleaders, and
everything Erin Easter isn’t–and they never let her forget it. Erin A. has even claimed
Weston since the 8th grade.
daily with the pressures of living up to his family name and secretly empathizes with Erin
Easter’s feeling that she belongs somewhere else; in a different life. Not until he begins
sneaking nights out with Erin does he gain the courage to buck expectations and
acknowledge his feelings … both for his future, and for her.
best way possible. But when the truth is revealed and everything Erin thinks she wanted
falls into her lap, life only becomes more complicated.
“What are you reading?” A deep voice asked from the seat behind me.
enough for him to see.
to sit back. “What are you reading?” I asked.
again. “Why don’t you ever talk to me in Art class?”
in there, but more importantly, people like the Erins and Brady weren’t. We were serious
about our work, and it was the one place during the school day that I could be
not before glancing back and seeing the familiar look of hatred in Alder’s
New York Times best selling author Jamie McGuire has penned the Providence series
and contemporary romance Beautiful Disaster. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband
and three children. She is an RT(R), a graduate of Autry and Oklahoma Northern
College, and a full time writer.