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For fans of Sarah Dessen and John Green, this is a breathtaking debut about a couple who fall in love...twice.

Before: Reena Montero has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember. But he's never noticed that Reena even exists...until one day, impossibly, he does. Reena and Sawyer fall in messy, complicated love. Then Sawyer disappears without a word, leaving a devastated—and pregnant—Reena behind.

After: Almost three years have passed, and there's a new love in Reena's life: her daughter. Reena's gotten used to life without Sawyer, but just as suddenly as he disappeared, he turns up again. Reena wants nothing to do with him, though she'd be lying if she said his being back wasn't stirring something in her.

After everything that's happened, can Reena really let herself love Sawyer LeGrande again?

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Critical Praise

“There are those novels, once in a spectacular blue moon, that just feel perfect. HOW TO LOVE is that book. Perfect.” —Carolyn Mackler, winner of the Printz Honor and bestselling author of THE FUTURE OF US

“HOW TO LOVE is epic. I crushed so hard on this book. A roller coaster ride with all the euphoric highs and the stomach-dropping lows of falling in love. The writing is as beautiful as the love story. I adored it!” —Siobhan Vivian, author of THE LIST

“A vibrant, sparkling narrative of first love and second chances - will remind you that love isn’t ever easy, but falling for a great story is.” —Entertainment Weekly

“[In this] confident debut...it’s impossible not to root for the two of them to beat the odds.” —Publishers Weekly

“Cotugno’s debut ambitiously, and intriguingly, follows a couple who fall in love twice, over two different time periods.” —Booklist

“Readers looking for a story of whirlwind passion…and a happily-ever-after drive into the sunset will not be disappointed.” —Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062216359
  • ISBN 10: 006221635X
  • Imprint: Balzer + Bray
  • On Sale: 10/01/2013
  • Pages: 400
  • List Price: 21.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / General
  • BISAC2: YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Death & Dying
  • BISAC3: YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship

How to Love by Katie Cotugno

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