It's Pub Day for THE GAME CAN'T LOVE YOU BACK and AIRPORTS, EXES, AND OTHER THINGS I'M OVER!
The day has finally come, Swooners! The Game Can't Love You Back by Karole Cozzo and Airports, Exes, and Other Things I'm Over by Shani Petroff are hitting shelves TODAY!!! (And don't forget to also pick up Karole's The Truth About Happily Ever After, now available in paperback with a shiny new cover!) Whether you're in the mood for fiery female baseball pitchers or awkward airport shenanigans, get your contemporary fix here.
The Game Can't Love You Back
She just wants to play. He just wants to score.
Eve is used to being the odd woman out. As the only girl on her school's baseball team, she knows exactly how to put sweaty, macho baseball players in their place, and she's focused on one thing and one thing only—being the best pitcher she can be.
But when a freak accident forces her high school to be absorbed by the neighboring town, Eve has to contend with a new group of guys who aren't used to having a woman on their team. And the new team's star pitcher, Jamie, has no interest in being ousted from his throne. He can't afford to give up his starting slot to a new pitcher—even worse, to a girl.
As the competition between Jamie and Eve starts to heat up, so does their attraction to each other. Can they keep their heads in the game, or will they end up getting played?
What people are saying about The Game Can't Love You Back:
"Compulsively readable. ... There may be no crying in baseball, but no one said anything about kissing." —Booklist
"Written in the present tense and alternating between Eva and Jamie’s viewpoints, the story flows as readers suffer over each obstacle and thrill at each victory. Cozzo’s twist ending is to be applauded. ... A strong addition to any young adult library." —School Library Journal
"This book was so. freaking. cute. ... Overall, this is an awesome read, and I can’t wait for you all to be able to get your hands on it. 5/5 stars." —Buried in a Bookshelf
Airports, Exes, and Other Things I'm Over
Flight delayed. Send help. Not him.
A bad storm, two canceled flights, stuck in an airport with a hot stranger and the guy who broke her heart... what could go wrong?
After Sari caught her boyfriend Zev cheating on her, their romantic Florida vacation was ruined. She can't get back to NYC soon enough. Unfortunately, mother nature may have different plans. A huge storm is brewing in the Northeast, and flights all over the country are getting canceled—including Sari's. She winds up stuck at the airport for hours. With Zev!
When another stranded passenger (a hot NYU guy) suggests a connecting flight to Boston, Sari jumps at the chance. But when her mom freaks out about her traveling alone, she has no choice—she has to include Zev, and somehow survive being trapped with the guy who broke her heart!
What people are saying about Airports, Exes, and Other Things I'm Over:
"A well-written, breezy read with a happy conclusion and a diverse cast of characters." —School Library Journal
"A fun, fast-paced read. ... Would be a great beach read [for] this summer." —The Heart of a Book Blogger
"[Shani Petroff] is quickly becoming one of my favorite YA contemporary authors. She knows how to write the perfect humor mixed with a great story." —Literary Dust