As children, Jennifer Harris and Cameron Quick were both social outcasts. They were also one another's only friend. So when Cameron disappears without warning, Jennifer thinks she's lost the only person who will ever understand her. Now in high school, Jennifer has been transformed. Known as Jenna, she's popular, happy, and dating, everything "Jennifer" couldn't be---but she still can't shake the memory of her long-lost friend.
When Cameron suddenly reappears, they are both confronted with memories of their shared past and the drastically different paths their lives have taken.
From the National Book Award nominated author of Story of a Girl, Sweethearts is a story about the power of memory, the bond of friendship, and the quiet resilience of our childhood hearts.
Hardcover, 217 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Author: Sara Zarr
First I want to give thanks to WinterHaven Books for hosting this Blog Hop!!! THANKS!!! This is an great opportunity to share a little romance in the month of February!! :)
First of all, I picked a book with the title Sweethearts hoping I would get a sweet, calm, love story. OK, this is sweet but also sad! Cameron & Jennifer are best friends all throughout their childhood until one day Cameron leaves. Jennifer decides to totally transform herself and start over. Then Cameron comes back. Jennifer questions all her motives and decisions over the past couple of years. This book is all about friendship, love, sadness, and triumph and not necessarily in that order!
In this story Cameron comes into Jennifer's life as her best friend, the one person who will always stay with her so when he comes back and she is living a totally different life...she faces many challenges. This was an interesting book but now I am going to have to read something happy and cheerful.
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