City Love (City Love Series #1) (Paperback)
Katherine Tegen Books, 9780062307705, 352pp.
Publication Date: May 3, 2016
In this first book of a captivating new series by bestselling author Susane Colasanti, three girls share a Manhattan apartment the summer before college begins. City Love captures the essence of summer love, self-discovery, and sisterhood, a perfect fit for fans of Sarah Dessen, Jenny Han, and Jennifer E. Smith.
This summer will change everything for Sadie, Darcy, and Rosanna. Sadie is all about dreaming big and following her heart, hoping her soul mate is right around the corner. Darcy wants a summer of boy adventures with New York City as her playground. Rosanna is running from dark secrets of her past, desperate to reinvent herself. With no parents, no rules, and an entire city to explore, these three girls are on the verge of the best summer of their lives.
Told from alternating points of view, City Love resonates with the moments when everything is thrilling, amazing, and terrifying all at once . . . in a way it will never be again.
Praise For City Love (City Love Series #1)…
“Readers will feel the strong, vibrant pulse of city life as Colasanti traces the romantic encounters of three incoming college freshman, who are as enamored with their West Village neighborhood and newfound independence as they are with the boys who steal their hearts. ”
“This book is pure romance.”
“The strength of this work lies in its reverence for New York City culture and its ability to capture the excitement of embarking on a new adventure.”
Praise for Susane Colasanti: “Realistic dialogue, multi-layered characters, musical references and issues that matter most to teens make this story happen. Like Sarah Dessen, Colasanti knows how teens operate.”
“Colasanti ably captures the teenage voice through language that is real and not forced. Her easy writing style will speak to teen readers.””
“Colasanti presents an authentic picture of how complicated it is to be a teenager, especially one in love.”
“Colasanti has a knack of sustaining the heart-pounding suspense of young love for the length of a novel while managing to make it read, charmingly, like a conversation.”
“Colasanti has her finger on the pulse of teenage dialogue and emotions.”
“Captures the rush of teen love and lust...Colasanti’s attention to detail is what makes her readers return.”
“Susane Colasanti’s bestselling books strike a chord with teenage girls...because they shine a light on the angst, worries, dreams, and passion of youth.”