I'll Give You the Sun meets Lola and the Boy Next Door...in Italy. Swoon laugh and cry with this irresistible, insightful, Italian YA romance.
Italy, the 90s. Teen bookish tomboy Leda is torn between handsome, loyal Alex and her long-term feelings for childhood friend Nico, who's dark and unreliable.
While Leda navigates through puberty, her parents' separation, and high school, her friendships develop in unpredictable ways. Both sweet Alex and hurtful Nico are hiding secrets that she will have to unravel to make sense of her own feelings and the infuriating, sizzling chemistry with her old friend turned enemy....
As always, Amman's unique mix of humor and empathy makes it impossible to stop listening, as she skillfully intertwines the stories of many teens struggling with loneliness, angst and, of course, love. Her vivid descriptions of Cinque Terre, Sardinia, and the Alps can only add to the irresistible charm of this intriguing romance.