The ever popular young adult fiction author released her second book in her City Love trilogy yesterday, which fans have been patiently waiting for since the reveal of the book cover last October.
In this novel, three girls share a Manhattan apartment the summer before college begins. Lost in Love captures the essence of summer love, self-discovery, and sisterhood, a perfect fit for fans of Sarah Dessen, Jenny Han, and Jennifer E. Smith.
Sadie was convinced that Austin was her soul mate, but after discovering his secret she wonders if she even knows him at all. Darcy was all about fun boy adventures with no strings attached… until her ex moves to New York City to win her back. Things are getting serious with Rosanna and her boyfriend, but will she be able to break free of her past and let him in? With no parents, no rules, and an entire city to explore, this is the summer that will change their lives forever.
Told from alternating points of view, Lost in Love weaves a story of first love, first heartbreak, and everything in between.
Colasanti also reveals, now that Lost in Love is officially out in the world, she is celebrating 10 books in 10 years. On a website and in an email to fans subscribed to her website, she thanked her readers for buying and reading her novels after saying how much she appreciates doing a job she loves every day. She says:
“Today is a full-circle moment for me. I am so grateful for the opportunity to do what I love every day: write books for you that hopefully inspire, comfort, and entertain. Thank you to everyone who has purchased and read my books over the past decade. You make this life possible.” – Susane Colasanti
In addition to this, City Love, the first book of the trilogy, is out now in paperback edition. So if readers need to catch up on the series, now is the best chance to do so because it is recommended to read City Love before Lost in Love, as City Love ends with major cliffhangers.
Sadie, Darcy, and Rosanna are living together in New York City the summer before their freshman year of college begins. With no parents, no rules, and an entire city to explore, these three girls are on the verge of the best summer of their lives.
Sadie is a native New Yorker. She is hopeful, romantic, and an eternal optimist who is ready to find her soul mate. Then she meets her dream boy: cute, funny, and quirky in all the right ways. The chemistry between them is unreal. Could he be the one?
Darcy is a free spirit from SoCal with rebellious tendencies and unlimited financial resources. Moving to New York City is just another adventure for her. Darcy wants this summer to be all about boy adventures—nothing serious. But how much fun is too much?
Rosanna leaves Chicago for NYC so she can put her past behind her and reinvent herself. The only thing standing in her way is the grand total of seventy-three cents she has saved. Then she meets a guy who wants to show her the glamorous side of New York—a side that she would never get to experience on her own. If Rosanna doesn’t resist, she may find herself in city love.
Told from alternating points of view, City Love captures the moments in each girl’s life when everything is thrilling, amazing, and terrifying all at once… in a way it will never be again.
VOYA magazine have praised Lost in Love saying: “Teens will live vicariously through their adventurous, urban experiences and will enjoy their alternative loves and heartbreaks.”
And Kirkus Reviews have said: “Readers…will appreciate the contemporary urban vibe and the promise of more teen adventures to come.”
Colasanti also promises more books to come in the future after thanking her readers and her fans. she says:
“Thank you so much for all of your support. I will be writing many more books, and hope that you enjoy every single one of them! Shine on, rock star.” – Susane Colasanti
Click here for an interview with Colasanti herself where she talks about her inspirations for writing, writers that inspire her, deeper meanings to her novels, advice she would give to her younger self.
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