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Jersey Angel News!

Jersey Angel was included in the best summer books lists of Publishers Weekly, Boston Globe and The Horn Book. 

Jersey Angel will be published in Germany by Carlsen.  Yay!

Reviews:

“A delicate and very real story about the way a teenage girl grows up.”
The New York Times Book Review

“An acutely intimate portrait of a girl’s efforts to better understand herself and her relationships….One can almost smell salt and sunscreen in the air in this soulful and insightful coming-of-age story.”
Publisher’s Weekly, starred review

“Refreshingly complex.”
Boston Globe

“With this honest and compelling character, Bauman has rewritten the rules for teen romance.”
Library Journal

“Angel…is a rare but welcome type of protagonist in young adult literature: a girl with a healthy libido and no shame about following where it leads.”
The Horn Book

“Smart and sexy.”
Shelf Awareness

“Bauman…has a wonderful eye and voice.”
New Jersey Star-Ledger

“This novel is Jersey Shore with heart.”
School Library Journal

“This quick read will please readers looking for both nuance and heat in their beach books.”
Kirkus Reviews

Comments on: "Jersey Angel News!" (2)

  1. I love this novel. I haven’t actually read on my own and so fast in such a long time. I just started reading the book today and finished. I related to many things in the novel, many emotions stirred up, especially laughter with Inggy and Angel… I appreciate authors like you that can write about teen life. I wish there was a sequeal where Joey and Angel try to start over , Inggy goes to college…where would it leave the others?

  2. bethabauman said:

    Thanks so much! I appreciate your kind words. You might like Rosie and Skate too.

    And who knows–maybe I’ll write a sequel one day.

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