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The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

by Jennifer E. Smith

Who would have guessed that four minutes could change everything?

Today should be one of the worst days of seventeen-year-old Hadley Sullivan's life. She's stuck at JFK, late to her father's second wedding, which is taking place in London and involves a soon to be step-mother that Hadley's never even met. Then she meets the perfect boy in the airport's cramped waiting area. His name is Oliver, he's British, and he's in seat 18C. Hadley's in 18A.

Twists of fate and quirks of timing play out in this thoughtful novel about family connections, second chances and first loves. Set over a 24-hour-period, Hadley and Oliver's story will make you believe that true love finds you when you're least expecting it.

Ages
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Lexile Measure
1060L
DRA
N/A
Guided Reading
Z+
Publisher
LIB - AOL TIME WARNER BOOK GROUP
Number of Pages
256
Genre
Realistic Fiction, Young Adult

About the Author

Jennifer E. Smith Jennifer E. Smith is the author of "The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight," "The Storm Makers," "You Are Here," and "The Comeback Season." She earned a master’s degree in creative writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and currently works as an editor in New York City. Her work has been translated into 27 languages. Her young adult novel "This Is What Happy Looks Like" was published in April 2013.

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