Real Live Boyfriends
Yes. Boyfriends, plural. If my life weren't complicated, I wouldn't be Ruby Oliver
By E. Lockhart
Delacorte Press, Hardcover, 9780385734288, 240pp.
Publication Date: December 28, 2010
List Price: $16.99*
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From E. Lockhart, author of the highly acclaimed, "New York Times" bestseller "We Were Liars, "which John Green called "utterly unforgettable," comes "Real Live Boyfriends," the fourth book in the uproarious and heartwarming Ruby Oliver novels""that""finds Ruby Oliver as neurotic and hyperverbal as ever as she interviews her friends for a documentary on love and popularity and while doing so turns up some uncomfortable truths.
She's lost most of her friends. She's lost her true love more than once. She's lost her grandmother, her job, her reputation, and possibly her mind. But she's never lost her sense of humor. The Ruby Oliver books are the record of her survival.
Praise for real live boyfriends:
“Fans will enthusiastically embrace this hilarious novel.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Wryly comic lists, footnotes, and narration lay Ruby Oliver’s heart bare and construct a vulnerable, sympathetic character with whom many teens will relate.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“Fans of the series will clamor for Ruby’s latest adventure.”—Booklist
A Junior Library Guild Selection
An ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book