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High school freshman Roman Santi has everything -- good looks, great friends, a mansion with an infinity swimming pool -- except the one thing he really wants. A relationship with his father.

When Roman’s life gets turned upside down, (thanks, Mom!?), he is forced to leave his pampered Hollywood lifestyle and move into his grandparents’ Midwestern home. Sleeping on a lumpy
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Kindle Edition, 162 pages
Published March 12th 2019 by Rosehip Publishing
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Trudie
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great Read

I loved this book.It kept my interest right from the beginning and I couldn't put it down!I never heard of The Spoken Club and loved all the different poems in the book.They really expressed the true feelings of the students who wrote and read them.


Lisa
Mar 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pop-fiction
Weiss’s debut young adult fiction captures the angst and inner workings of a teenager, Roman Santi, whose life is turned from mansion with a housekeeper in LA to sleeping on grandma’s sofa bed with a statue of the Buddha staring at him. The novel is a lovely, refreshingly sweet and poignant story about a kid not warped by society whose goal is to simply live happily ever after, be a friend, find friends, but also to find the father he’s never known. One of my favorite lines is from Roman’s first ...more
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Melanie Weiss is a debut author of the Young Adult novel, Spoken. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and worked as a journalist for newspapers and magazines for 20 years. She began writing her novel, Spoken, shortly after her younger child left for college in 2015 and she became an “empty nester.” She currently manages a scholarship foundation at her lo ...more
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