Meant to Be (Library Binding)

By Lauren Morrill

Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, 9780375990236, 292pp.

Publication Date: November 13, 2012



A girl with it all planned out discovers a romance she never expected in this funny debut about a class trip to London that says you ll love if you re into swoony romances with a little bit of history thrown in.
This spring break, Julia's rules are about to get defenestrated (SAT word: to be thrown from a window) when she's partnered with her personal nemesis, class-clown Jason, on a school trip to London. After one wild party, Julia starts receiving romantic texts . . . from an unknown number Jason promises to help discover the identity of her mysterious new suitor if she agrees to break a few rules along the way. And thus begins a wild goose chase through London, leading Julia closer and closer to the biggest surprise of all: true love. "Because sometimes the things you least expect are the most meant to be."

"Readers of Jennifer E. Smith and Stephanie Perkins will revel in this debate about love ruled by the stars or as a matter of the heart." --"Shelf Awareness"
"Fun, fresh and irresistibly romantic. STB (SURE to be) loved " --Sarah Mlynowski

Star-crossed characters, hilarious dialogue, and a perfect London setting. I loved "Meant to Be" Robin Benway, author of "Emmy & Oliver"

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

LAUREN MORRILL grew up in Maryville, Tennessee, where she was a short-term Girl Scout, a (not so) proud member of the marching band, and a trouble-making editor for the school newspaper. She graduated from Indiana University with a major in history and a minor in rock & roll, and now lives in Georgia with her husband and their dog, Lucy. When she's not writing, she plays roller derby as a member of the Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association. "Meant to Be" is her first novel. "From the Hardcover edition."