The Universe is Expanding and So am I by Carolyn Mackler audiobook

The Universe is Expanding and So am I

By Carolyn Mackler
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The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things Series: Book 2

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Virginia Shreves' world implodes again in this long-awaited follow-up to Printz Honoree The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things. Sixteen-year-old Virginia Shreves' life is finally back on course: she's accepted who she is inside and out and is rebuilding her relationship with brother Byron, whose date-rape charge shattered everything. But just as she adjusts to her new normal, her world turns upside down again. Sparks with boyfriend Froggy fade, her best friend bombshells bad news, and then the police arrest Byron. As Virginia struggles to cope, she meets Nate, an artist with his own baggage. The pair vow not to share personal drama. But secrets have a way of coming out, and theirs could ruin everything. Just in time for The Earth, My Butt, and Other BIg Round Things' 15th anniversary, Virginia's hope-filled story of love, friendship, and the beauty in imperfection continues, by acclaimed author Carolyn Mackler.

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A New York Times Pick of Summer YA Novels

Virginia Shreves' world implodes again in this long-awaited follow-up to Printz Honoree The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things. Sixteen-year-old Virginia Shreves' life is finally back on course: she's accepted who she is inside and out and is rebuilding her relationship with brother Byron, whose date-rape charge shattered everything. But just as she adjusts to her new normal, her world turns upside down again. Sparks with boyfriend Froggy fade, her best friend bombshells bad news, and then the police arrest Byron. As Virginia struggles to cope, she meets Nate, an artist with his own baggage. The pair vow not to share personal drama. But secrets have a way of coming out, and theirs could ruin everything. Just in time for The Earth, My Butt, and Other BIg Round Things' 15th anniversary, Virginia's hope-filled story of love, friendship, and the beauty in imperfection continues, by acclaimed author Carolyn Mackler.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Virginia is still in mortal combat against her own insecurities and the tendency to see everyone—especially herself—through the lens of body type and beauty…Readers will root for her as she figures out the conflicting terrain of loving family and loving yourself at the same time.” New York Times Book Review
“Well-written humor and fizzy romance.” Kirkus Reviews
“Fans new and old will enjoy watching Virginia’s journey towards self-acceptance in this well-timed, thoroughly enjoyable sequel.” Booklist
“The deft interweaving of romance and family drama makes this effective for fans of both genres, and the novel will satisfy both established fans of Virginia and newcomers.” Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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Author Bio: Carolyn Mackler

Author Bio: Carolyn Mackler

Carolyn Mackler is the Printz Honor–winning author of The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things; Tangled; Guyaholic; Vegan Virgin Valentine; and Love and Other Four-Letter Words. Her novels have been published in over fifteen countries.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 7.86
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English