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Last Year's Mistake

Gina Ciocca


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Is there anything that electric chemistry can’t overcome? The past may be gone, but love has a way of holding on in this romantic debut novel told in alternating Before and After chapters.

The summer before freshman year, Kelsey and David became inseparable best friends—until the night a misunderstanding turned Kelsey into the school joke and everything around her crumbled, including her friendship with David. So when Kelsey’s parents decide to move away, she can’t wait to start over and leave the past behind. But David’s not quite ready to be left.

Now it’s senior year and Kelsey has a new group of friends, genuine popularity, and a hot boyfriend. Her life is perfect. That is, until David’s family moves to town. Old feelings bubble to the surface and threaten to destroy Kelsey’s second chance at happiness. The more time she spends with David, the more she realizes she never let him go. And maybe she never wants to…

Praise For Last Year's Mistake

“A fresh and raw love story about knowing when to hold on and when to let go. Ciocca's voice is true and captivating, the perfect blend of angst and hope.”
— Lindsey Leavitt, author of PRINCESS FOR HIRE and GOING VINTAGE

Last Year's Mistake hooked me from the beginning and left me with a smile at the end.”
— Nicole Williams, New York Times bestselling author of the Crash series

“A solid, thoughtful romance with plenty of angst.”
— School Library Journal

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781481432238, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2015

About the Author

Gina Ciocca graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in English. She lives in Georgia with her family. Gina is a member of the writing and blogging group YA Misfits and you can find her online at She is the author of Last Year’s Mistake and A Kiss in the Dark.