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"A full-on delight: funny, gripping, warm-hearted, and beautifully written - it made me cheer. Read it!" - Madeline Miller, award-winning author of Circe "Tender and fierce, witty and wise, this is a tale of the route we take when we grow up and into the love we deserve." - Judy Blundell, National Book Award-winning author of What I Saw and How I Lied "There's magic in this novel's quirky, sweet world. I want to live in its gardens and cheer Lucy on while she finds her heart's loves!" - Kristin Cashore, New York Times bestselling author of Graceling "A delightfully offbeat mystery that is also about the mystery of becoming yourself." - Rebecca Stead, New York Times bestselling author In this witty and whimsical story by award-winning author Margo Rabb, a sixteen-year-old girl is suspended from boarding school and sent to New York City, where she must take care of an unconventional woman entangled in a mystery.

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Margo Rabb

Margo Rabb is the author of the novels Kissing in America and Cures for Heartbreak. Her essays, journalism, book reviews, and short stories have been published in The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, The Atlantic, Slate, The Rumpus, Zoetrope: All-Story, Seventeen, Best New American Voices, New Stories from the South, One Story, and elsewhere, and have been broadcast on NPR. She received the grand prize in the Zoetrope short story contest, first prize in the Atlantic fiction contest, first prize in the American Fiction contest, and a PEN Syndicated Fiction Project Award. Margo grew up in Queens, New York, and has lived in Texas, Arizona, and the Midwest; she now lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband and children. Visit her online at www.margorabb.com.

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