Belzhar (Paperback)

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Expect depth and razor sharp wit in this YA novel from the author of The Interestings. Entertainment Weekly
A prep school tale with a supernatural-romance touch, from genius adult novelist Meg Wolitzer. Glamour
Basically everything Meg Wolitzer writes is worth reading, usually over and over again, and her YA debut... is no exception.

If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still beat home in New Jersey with her sweet Britishboyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She d be watchingold comedy sketches with him. She d be kissinghim in the library stacks. She certainly wouldn t be at The WoodenBarn, a therapeutic boarding school in ruralVermont, living with a weird roommate, andsigned up for an exclusive, mysterious classcalled Special Topics in English.But life isn t fair, and Reeve Maxfield is dead. Until a journal-writing assignment leads Jamto Belzhar, where the untainted past is restored, and Jam can feel Reeve's arms aroundher once again. But there are hidden truths onJam's path to reclaim her loss.

About the Author

Meg Wolitzer s novels include The Interestings; The Uncoupling; The Ten-Year Nap;The Position; and The Wife. Wolitzer s short fiction has appeared in The Best AmericanShort Stories and The Pushcart Prize. About The Interestings, the New York TimesBook Review said, Remarkable . . . [The Interestings s] inclusive vision and generoussweep place it among the ranks of books like Jonathan Franzen s Freedom andJeffrey Eugenides The Marriage Plot. The Interestings is warm, all-American, andacutely perceptive about the feelings and motivations of its characters, male andfemale, young and old, gay and straight; but it s also stealthily, unassumingly, andundeniably a novel of ideas. . . . With this book [Wolitzer] has surpassed herself. "
Product Details
ISBN: 9780142426296
ISBN-10: 0142426296
Publisher: Speak
Publication Date: September 29th, 2015
Pages: 272
Language: English