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.
E. Lockhart is the author of four books about Ruby Oliver: Real Live Boyfriends, The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, and The Treasure Map of Boys. She also wrote Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, and How to Be Bad (the last with Sarah Mlynowski and Lauren Myracle). Her novel The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks was a National Book Award finalist and a Michael L. Printz Honor Book and received a Cybils Award for Best Young Adult Novel. Visit her at www.e-lockhart.com or check out her blog at www.theboyfriendlist.com.