Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Wednesday Wishlist

Here is what I want this week! I did get an early borders card ;)

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Jumping Off Swings
by Jo Knowles
Summary: (Barnes and Noble)
Ellie remembers how the boys kissed her. Touched her. How they begged for more. And when she gave it to them, she felt loved. For awhile anyway. So when Josh, an eager virgin with a troubled home life, leads her from a party to the backseat of his van, Ellie follows. But their "one-time thing" is far from perfect: Ellie gets pregnant. Josh reacts with shame and heartbreak, while their confidantes, Caleb and Corinne, deal with their own complex swirl of emotions. No matter what Ellie chooses, all four teenagers will be forced to grow up a little faster as a result. Told alternately from each character’s point of view, this deeply insightful novel explores the aftershocks of the biggest decision of one fragile girl’s life — and the realities of leaving innocence behind.
For some reason the psychology behind teen pregnancy interests me.
FTC: I am not being compensated for linking this book

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