Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters

by Meredith Zeitlin

Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters

Hardcover, 282 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16.99 | purchase

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Smart, occasionally insecure, and ambitious Kelsey Finkelstein embarks on her freshman year of high school in Manhattan with the intention of "rebranding" herself, but everything she tries to do is a disaster.

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Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters is a lighter but still accomplished look into adolescent female friendship. Kelsey Finkelstein, avatar for awkward freshmen girls everywhere, is barrelling head-first into high school with her three best friends. With her nemesis moved out of state, Kelsey is confident that this will be the best year ever. Love triangles, unfortunate photographs, soccer bullies and a mother who thinks she understands "Typical Adolescent Behavior" are just

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