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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

notes to self by Avery Sawyer

blurb
   
Two climbed up. Two fell down. 
   
One woke up.
   
Notes to Self
Robin Saunders is a high school sophomore with an awesome best friend, a hard-working single mom, and a complicated relationship with a sweet guy named Reno. She's coasting along, trying to get through yet another tedious year of high school, when Em suggests something daring. They live in Florida-- tourist central--and Emily wants to sneak into a theme park after midnight and see what they're made of. 
   
When things get out of control, Robin wakes up in a hospital bed and Emily doesn't wake up at all. Just getting dressed becomes an ordeal as Robin tries to heal and piece together the details of that terrible night. Racing to remember everything in the hopes of saving Emily, Robin writes a series of notes to herself to discover the truth.
   
* Gr. 8-12. Adult language.
   
what readers are saying
   
"From the moment you start reading it you can tell that the Avery Sawyer has put her heart and soul into this story and given us all a gift on how to be better people." 
- Charlotte Black, Bookworm Blogger

"This story is not just about a traumatic event but also about growing up. I strongly recommend Notes To Self, it is a quick and heartfelt story." 
- Traci, The Reading Geek

"It reminded me a lot of If I Stay by Gayle Forman and Between Here and Forever by Elizabeth Scott..." 
- Jessi from Reading in the Corner

"I think Sarah Dessen fans would highly enjoy this book." 
- Alison, The Cheap Reader

where to purchase the book:

about the author

Laura Schaefer
under the pen name Avery Sawyer, Laura Schaefer is the author of Notes to Self, a young adult novel about a teen with a traumatic brain injury. 
   
Laura is also the author of The Teashop Girls (Simon & Schuster 2009), The Secret Ingredient (Simon & Schuster 2011), and Planet Explorers Travel Guides for Kids
learn more about Laura and her work by visiting  www.teashopgirls.com and www.planet-explorers.net and follow her on Twitter: @teashopgirl


i would like to say thank you to author Laura Schaefer for providing me the details above. thanks to you as well for stopping by.

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