Roomies

Roomies

eBook - 2014
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While living very different lives on opposite coasts, seventeen-year-old Elizabeth and eighteen-year-old Lauren become acquainted by email the summer before they begin rooming together as freshmen at UC-Berkeley.
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014
ISBN: 9780316251914
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Altebrando, Tara
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Follows two girls who are future dorm mates during their summer before college. Told partially through emails, this is a sweet and honest story of pre-college jitters and finding oneself.


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needle_and_thread
Mar 26, 2019

usually drama and romance aren't my cup of tea, but I liked this one. not a lot of books feature the summer after high school graduation so that makes the book stand out to me. I did think that Elizabeth was a bit of a drama queen, but it was pretty cool that she was a landscaper.

ArapahoeLesley Nov 10, 2016

A quick easy fun YA read about 2 girls who are going to be roommates at college and their experiences in the summer before they meet in person in their new dorm. Sweet, true to life and a good pick for older teen girls.

ChristchurchLib Feb 03, 2014

"In the summer before their first year of college, Jersey girl EB and California native Lauren are assigned to be roommates in the fall. What begins as a simple email introduction turns into a summer-long emotional roller coaster for both girls as they overcome their initial awkwardness, open up about their complicated families, and stumble through misunderstandings and personality clashes. Will their shaky online friendship survive once they're living together in a dorm room? You'll have to read this "authentic and drama filled" (Booklist) dual-perspective story to find out." Teen Scene February 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/8a08e81d-ac97-440e-96bf-f540fa04887e?postId=e2010111-5bc0-46cc-8cac-949874a1f8c0

MrDrProfessorPatrick Jan 30, 2014

If you're looking for a very casual, easy read, this book is for you. The plot (two girls with totally opposite lives who conquer their differences and become friends) is incredibly predictable, but it moves at a quick, humorous pace, making it easy to read right through it in one or two sessions.

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