Tuesday, January 22, 2013

#8: Sophie & Carter - Chelsea Fine

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While other high school seniors are dreaming about their futures, Sophie and Carter are just trying to make it through each day. Carter is overwhelmed by troubles at home as he struggles to support his mother. Meanwhile, next door neighbor Sophie is left to care four her three younger siblings in place of their absent and troubled mother. All that holds these two best friends together is each other, and knowing that each night they'll sit together on Sophie's front porch swing and escape from their troubles, if just for awhile. But as their relationship reaches a turning point and high school graduation nears, what lies ahead for Sophie and Carter?


  • Paperback: 156 pages
  • Publisher: Firefall Publishing (November 24, 2012)
  • ISBN: 9780988585911
  • AMAZON US


Author Bio:
Chelsea lives in Phoenix, AZ where she spends most of her time writing young adult fiction, painting murals, and avoiding housework at all costs. Her obsessions include: superheroes, coffee, sleeping-in, and crazy socks. She lives with her husband and two children, who graciously tolerate her inability to resist teenage drama on TV and her complete lack of skill in the kitchen.
Find out more about Chelsea's next book on her website.



Review:
Short, but so very sweet.
Neighbors brought together by circumstance. That's what this story is. A telling of kindred spirits. Both living emotionally and physically hard lives, and yet, they still get a happy ending. What could be better than that?!
I could read about Carter & Sophie all day. In fact, I'm wanting to know what happened after. Really, I want to know.


4/5



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