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Twelve Long Months

Twelve Long Months

by Brian Malloy

Molly Swain is hopelessly in love. Mark is broody, mysterious, funny, attractive, artistic...basically, the only interesting thing in her small Minnesota town. She wonders to herself if they'll ever be more than lab partners, until the fateful day that she discovers they'll both be moving to New York City after they graduate. They're clearly meant to be together. Right?

Wrong. In Minnesota, Mark has a secret. And in New York, Molly discovers it. Not only is she not his type, she's not even the right gender. But does she immediately fall out of love with him? If only it were that easy...

With charm and truth, Brian Malloy gives us a smart, funny, heartfelt novel about falling in love with someone who will never feel the same way, and how to recover with your pride, heart, and friendship intact.
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
Young Adult

About the Author

Brian Malloy Brian Malloy is the author of Twelve Long Months, the 2009 Minnesota Book Award winner for young people's literature, as well as the award-winning novel The Year of Ice, and Brendan Wolf.

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