New York City, a young artist on the rise, and closely held family secrets — what could go wrong?
Rachel Addison has just turned eighteen and lives on the Upper East Side with her parents. All she wants to do is paint and have an amazing solo gallery show downtown, but her barely-functioning alcoholic mom is acting very weird lately, her dad is never around when she needs him, and then there's Noah — the handsome older man that appears in her life right when she doesn’t need a distraction.
When the complications of life get to be too much, Rachel escapes back to her hometown in New Jersey, where she discovers a shocking truth about her birth. This secret turns her life inside out and upside down. Back in the city, she struggles to finish her last painting and deal with the complicated relationship she now has with her parents. To top it all off, Rachel doesn’t even know who she is anymore or what to do with these feelings she has for Noah.
The Art of Lying is an emotional, but poignant Young Adult coming of age story written by Jennifer Gregson. If you like stories by John Green, Rainbow Rowell, or Julie Murphy then you will love Jennifer’s debut novel about early fame, first love, and family relationships.
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Can two best friends thrown onto two very different paths learn to grow together or will they fall apart?
Etta dreams of being the first woman to play for the St. Louis Cardinals. Gina just wants to hang with her best friend and baseball is a fun way to do that! When the varsity coach says, “No Girls Allowed” Etta fights for her right to belong while Gina learns she doesn’t love baseball enough. A diverging path emerges for the first time and the two best friends face tough decisions about who they are both with and without each other.
The fight leads Etta to getting closer to Gina’s twin brother, Carl who tries to help her challenge the principal, the coach, and the school’s overall decision to stick to old-fashioned rules. Gina, on the other hand, follows her annoying cousin to the spring musical where she gets a choice role and a very cute onstage boyfriend. Things aren’t easy, Etta and Gina must decide how far they are willing to go to be completely themselves. Can the relationship survive high school politics, boys and new friends or will the dynamic duo be lost forever?
Jennifer Gregson’s latest young adult coming of age novel, Etta and Gina, is a funny and poignant look at the awkward lives of teenage girls. If you like novels by Julie Murphy, Rainbow Rowell, or John Green then you will love Jennifer’s latest story about the complexity of female friendships, the weight of family expectations, and the growing pains that come with trying to figure it all out.
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