In the Age of Love and Chocolate by Gabrielle Zevin, Paperback

In the Age of Love and Chocolate by Gabrielle Zevin, Paperback

All These Things I've Done, the first novel in the Birthright series, introduced us to timeless heroine Anya Balanchine, a plucky sixteen-year-old with the...

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ISBN-13:9781250050717
Publisher:Square Fish
Publication date:10/28/2014
Series:Birthright Series , #3
Edition description:Reprint
Pages:320
Sales rank:511,492
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:12 - 18 Years
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In the Age of Love and Chocolate by Gabrielle Zevin

All These Things I've Done, the first novel in the Birthright series, introduced us to timeless heroine Anya Balanchine, a plucky sixteen-year-old with the heart of a girl and the responsibilities of a grown woman. Now eighteen, life has been more bitter than sweet for Anya. She has lost her parents and her grandmother, and has spent the better part of her high school years in trouble with the law. Perhaps hardest of all, her decision to open a nightclub with her old nemesis Charles Delacroix has cost Anya her relationship with Win.

Still, it is Anya's nature to soldier on. She puts the loss of Win behind her and focuses on her work. Against the odds, the nightclub becomes an enormous success, and Anya feels like she is on her way and that nothing will ever go wrong for her again. But after a terrible misjudgment leaves Anya fighting for her life, she is forced to reckon with her choices and to let people help her for the first time in her life.

In the Age of Love and Chocolate is the story of growing up and learning what love really is. It showcases the best of Gabrielle Zevin's writing for young adults: the intricate characterization of Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiacand the big-heartedness ofElsewhere. It will make you remember why you loved her writing in the first place.