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Maurene Goo

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Maurene Goo grew is the author of several acclaimed young adult novels, including I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE and THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and cat, Maeby.

A Starred Review from Booklist!

So so excited to share that The Way You Make Me Feel got a starred review from Booklist!


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Sixteen-year-old Clara Shin loves her untethered L.A. life, where she lives with her young Korean Brazilian dad. But when a prom prank turns into a brawl, her punishment is the worst she can imagine: working all summer on her dad’s hot, cramped food truck, KoBra, instead of vacationing in Mexic

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message 1: by susie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:13PM)

susie maurene, you have such awesome taste in books!


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