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Sep 5, 2017

What's New? Everywhere You Want to Be by Christina June



 


Ok, I'm not really in for the Red Riding Hood re-telling, but the main character's name sounds latinx and I'm really looking forward to reading more latinx stories, as much as I can find. 
I'm not sure if it's my kind of read, but I want to give it a chance.
Check it out!

Expected publication:  May 1st 2018 by Blink

 

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17285330-the-last-time-we-say-goodbye 

From author Christina June comes Everywhere You Want to Be, a modern retelling of the Red Riding Hood story.

Matilda Castillo has always done what she was told, but when she gets injured senior years, she watches her dreams of becoming a contemporary dancer slip away. So when Tilly gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the summer with a New York dance troupe, nothing can stop her from saying yes--not her mother, not her fears of the big city, and not the commitment she made to Georgetown. Tilly's mother allows her to go on two conditions: one, Tilly will regularly visit her abuela in New Jersey, and two, after the summer, she'll give up dancing and go off to college.

Armed with her red vintage sunglasses and her pros and cons lists, Tilly strikes out, determined to turn a summer job into a career. Along the way she meets new friends ... and new enemies. Tilly isn't the only one desperate to dance, and fellow troupe member Sabrina Wolfrik intends to succeed at any cost. But despite dodging sabotage and blackmail attempts from Sabrina, Tilly can't help but fall in love with the city, especially since Paolo, a handsome musician from her past, is also calling New York home for the summer.

As the weeks wind down and the competition with Sabrina heats up, Tilly's future is on the line. She must decide whether to follow her mother's path to Georgetown or leap into the unknown to pursue her own dreams.

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1 comment:

  1. Oooo, I didn't know Christina had a new book publishing! I love Little Red Riding Hood. :D I hope you enjoy this book if/when you read it, Lis!

    Have a fabulous week. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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