How My Summer Went Up in Flames

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How My Summer Went Up in Flames

By Jennifer Salvato Doktorski

Simon Pulse, Paperback, 9781442459397, 302pp.

Publication Date: May 7, 2013

Description
First she lost her heart. Then she lost her mind. And now she's on a road trip to win back her ex. This debut novel's packed with drama and romance
Rosie's always been impulsive. She didn t intend to set her cheating ex-boyfriend's car on fire. And she never thought her attempts to make amends could be considered stalking. So when she's served with a temporary restraining order on the first day of summer vacation, she's heartbroken and furious.
To put distance between Rosie and her ex, Rosie's parents send her on a cross-country road trip with responsible, reliable neighbor Matty and his two friends. Forget freedom of the road, Rosie wants to hitchhike home and win back her ex. But her determination starts to dwindle with each passing mile. Because Rosie's spark of anger? It may have just ignited a romance with someone new


About the Author
Jennifer Salvato Doktorski is the author of the young adult novel "How My Summer Went Up in Flames". She is also a freelance nonfiction writer and has published articles and essays in national magazines, such as "Cosmopolitan". Her first paid writing gig was at the "North Jersey Herald & News", where she wrote obituaries and began her lifelong love of news and coffee. She lives in New Jersey with her family.