* "Will inspire readers." --SLJ, starred review
It 's been a year since it happened--when Paige Hancock 's first boyfriend died in an accident. After shutting out the world for two years, Paige is finally ready for a second chance at high school . . . and she has a plan. First- Get her old crush, Ryan Chase, to date her--the perfect way to convince everyone she 's back to normal. Next- Join a club--simple, it 's high school after all. But when Ryan 's sweet, nerdy cousin, Max, moves to town and recruits Paige for the Quiz Bowl team (of all things!) her perfect plan is thrown for a serious loop. Will Paige be able to face her fears and finally open herself up to the life she was meant to live'
Acclaim for The Start of Me and You
A Huffington Post Top YA Books of 2015
One of PopSugar 's Best YA Books of 2015
Emery Lord is the author of Open Road Summer; The Start of Me and You; When We Collided, which was a Schneider Family Book Award Winner, a YALSA-ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, and a YALSA-ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Books; and The Names They Gave Us. She lives in Ohio with her family and several shelves of books that she considers friends.
Following her pitch-perfect debut Open Road Summer, Emery Lord pens another gorgeous story of best friends, new love, & second chances.