June 14, 2020

Excerpt: Again Again by E. Lockhart

Again Again
Author: E. Lockhart
Genre: YA Contemporary/Romance
Release Date: June 2, 2020
Publisher: Delacorte Press


In this novel full of surprises from the New York Times bestselling author of We Were Liars and Genuine Fraud, E. Lockhart ups the ante with an inventive and romantic story about human connection, forgiveness, self-discovery, and possibility.

If you could live your life again, what would you do differently?

After a near-fatal family catastrophe and an unexpected romantic upheaval, Adelaide Buchwald finds herself catapulted into a summer of wild possibility, during which she will fall in and out of love a thousand times—while finally confronting the secrets she keeps, her ideas about love, and the weird grandiosity of the human mind.

A raw, funny story that will surprise you over and over, Again Again gives us an indelible heroine grappling with the terrible and wonderful problem of loving other people.


“What if falling in love had infinite possibilities and multiple universes exist? A lyrical read that’s also fun as it addresses myriad truths.” - SLJ, starred review

“The story of a messy, normal life where connecting authentically with others is perilously hit-or-miss but worth the heartache for what you learn about yourself.” - Booklist, starred review

“It’s a complicated concept, but it unfolds with surprising grace and ease.” - The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review

“E. Lockhart has done it again in this twisty, inventive, philosophical and romantic story about the many ways a person can find, lose, and understand love.” - Gayle Forman

“What begins as a typical YA romance becomes a thoughtful exploration of expectations. A... subversive exploration of the diverging pathways of the human heart.” - Kirkus Reviews

“Lockhart takes her penchant for plot twists to a new level, with a narrative that explores the idea of the multiverse, those infinite worlds loosed by paths taken and not taken.” - Publishers Weekly

“Through layered, parallel scenes, this surprising and charming YA novel explores one teenager’s existential angst about relationships--romantic, platonic, family and canine.” - Shelf Awareness

“[An] ultimately optimistic exploration of love and its perplexities.” ¾The Wall Street Journal


E. Lockhart is the author of Genuine Fraud, We Were Liars, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, The Boyfriend List and several other novels.

Website: www.emilylockhart.com
We Were Liars site: www.wewereliars.com
Blog: www.theboyfriendlist.com
Twitter: elockhart


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