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Since We Last Spoke by Brenda Rufener
Harper Collins / Harper Teen
Publication Date: April 2, 2019
Aggi and Max have grown up together and finally fallen in love. Just as their romance is going strong, a tragic car accident involving their older siblings occurs. Aggi’s sister was driving and Max’s brother is killed. Shortly afterward, Aggi’s sister commits suicide. Their fathers declare war on each other and the families are allowed no contact with each other. The teens yearn for each other but since a restraining order forbids contact between the two, they each believe the other has moved on. The painful heartache that both Aggi and Max feel is tragic and the reader will wonder if there is any way that they can overcome the situation in which they find themselves. Continue reading Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2020) Nominees Round Up, October 1 Edition