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Acclaimed writer Margo Rabb's Kissing in America is "a wonderful novel about friendship, love, travel, life, hope, poetry, intelligence, and the inner lives of girls", raves internationally best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love).

In the two years since her father died, 16-year-old Eva has found comfort in reading romance novels - 118 of them, to be exact - to dull the pain of her loss that's still so present. Her romantic fantasies become a reality when she meets Will, who understands Eva's grief. Unfortunately, after Eva falls head over heels for him, he picks up and moves to California without any warning. Not wanting to lose the only person who has been able to pull her out of sadness - and, perhaps, her shot at real love - Eva and her best friend, Annie, concoct a plan to travel to the West Coast to see Will again. As they road trip across America, Eva and Annie confront the complex truth about love.

In this honest and emotional journey that National Book Award finalist Sara Zarr calls "gorgeous, funny, and joyous", listeners will experience the highs of infatuation and the lows of heartache as Eva contends with love in all its forms.

©2015 Margo Rabb (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers

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Loved it💝

Couldn't put it down, once I started. Great story. Not predictable at all. Highly recommend

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Entertaining for the most part

The storyline was good but the outcome was predictable. Love Laura Knight Keating - her performance was why I continued to listen.

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Not for adults

If you are under 21 you may enjoy this. Anyone with life perspective will find it trite.