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“Jake Gerhardt’s debut novel is sweet, knowing, and a super-fun read. Takes you right back to the awkwardness and earnestness of adolescence, with a lot of cringe and even more laughs.”
—Patton Oswalt, New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and actor

“Gerhardt’s light narrative touch is addictive . . . [Readers will] eat up this satisfying confection where all’s fair in love and war.”

“A lively tale of misunderstandings and misguided attempts to get the girl. This is a strong purchase for middle school libraries that will circulate well.”
School Library Journal

“A comedy of errors meets coming-of-age story that will resonate with middle-grade readers who are wending their way through the tricky waters of school plays, basketball games, and first loves.”
Bay State Parent

“As a middle school teacher who has seen many, many students come and go, I could completely see Miranda, Sam, Duke and Chollie! I’ve had students with all of their traits!
—The O.W.L.

“Full of humor, sweetness, authenticity, engaging storytelling, and likable characters . . . delightful and entertaining.”
—Word Spelunking

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