Saturday 28 July 2012

I want to read that...

Going Vintage by Lindsay Leavitt

From Goodreads: The story of a girl figuring out the truths and illusions of life and love, both in the nostalgic past and in the very real now. Laugh-out-loud humor combines with a hint of romance in this delightful contemporary novel.

The cure for a broken heart? Go vintage and live like it’s 1962!

Mallory’s boyfriend, Jeremy, isn’t just cheating on her. He’s cheating with an online girlfriend. So Mallory decides to swear off boys and modern technology. Inspired by a list of goals her grandmother made in 1962, Mallory decides to “go vintage” and return to a simpler time. She sets out to complete grandma’s list: run for pep club secretary, host a dinner party, sew a homecoming dress, find a steady, do something dangerous.

The list proves to be trickier than it looks. Obviously finding a steady is out . . . no matter how intriguing she finds Oliver (er, Jeremy's cousin). But with the help of her sister, Mallory will finish the list and find peace. Somehow.

I really enjoyed Sean Griswold's Head so I'm looking forward to reading more by Lindsay Leavitt - and this sounds soooooo good! Plus how much do I love that cover?!!

It's published March 2013. Can't wait :D


Leanna Elle said...

Sounds like such a fun idea for a book. Love the cover too!

Michelle Fluttering Butterflies said...

What a great cover! I didn't know she had a new book coming out!

Tales of Whimsy said...

I'm so crazy for this book.

Tales of Whimsy said...

I'm so crazy for this book.


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