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Sara Goodman at Wednesday Books has acquired, at auction, visual artist Mercedes Helnwein's YA contemporary debut, Slingshot, set in a Florida boarding school. When Grace accidentally saves the new kid from being beat up, her life changes with the single aim of a slingshot. What follows is a story about two people finding each other and then messing it all up. Publication ...more
Expected publication: April 27th 2021 by Wednesday Books
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Mar 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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I loved this book more than I thought I would. Slingshot surpassed my expectations. Granted, I didn't have many expectations, but I was totally awed by this book.

Within the first several chapters my heartstrings were being pulled. I have NEVER been so emotionally moved within the first third of a book before. If I get mildly emotional, it's closer to the ending of a book, but never in the beginning and middle of a book. And never with such intensity. That seriously wowed me.

The book is
Mar 27, 2020 rated it it was ok
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Having no real idea what this book was about I went in with an open mind. The main character is a young young adult at 15 and she is going through her first love. by the end we get to see what happened and how we all deal with first loves.
It was well written but felt like one long train of thought.
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