Libby's father is a drunk, her mum wouldn't know the meaning of home cooking if it landed in her lap and her brother's in trouble with the police - but none of this matters, as Zack is interested in HER, not her home-life. But just as things are working out on the boy front, Libby's family lose their home, and have to move in with their gran. Libby has to start a new school, give up her plans for Zack, and leave her best friend Nadine behind. But slowly she discovers there really IS a silver lining to every grey cloud - and there's plenty to fall in love with in her new home: her gran's cooking, the school outsider who stands up to the bullies, and the deadbeat boy who wants to show her the beauty of the desert...
Mary Hogan began her career as an editor and feature writer. After moving to New York, she began writing for the teen and women's market. Her articles have appeared in Seventeen, Sassy and Teen amongst others. She is now a successful freelance writer and author of stand-alone titles The Serious Kiss and Pretty Face, as well as the Susanna series. Mary lives in New York with her husband and their dog.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (February 18, 2010)
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