By Rachel Cohn
Very LeFreak has an issue: she’s a crazed know-how addict. Very can’t get adequate of her iPhone, desktop, IMs, textual content messages, no matter what. If there’s any probability the incoming message, name, textual content, or picture should be from her supersecret on-line weigh down, she’s going to reply to, it doesn't matter what. not anything is simply too very important: sleep, associates in mid-conversation, category, a gathering with the dean approximately educational probation. quickly sufficient, although, this obsession expenses Very every little thing and everybody. Can she discover ways to block out the noise so she will be able to eventually pay attention her heart?
Rachel Cohn makes her Knopf solo debut with this humorous, touching, and without doubt recognizable tale a few lady and the expertise behavior that threatens every thing.
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Here, borrow five dollars. Again. ” That was it! ” Very’s top personal goal, beyond mythic goals like eating more protein and vegetables or volunteering to teach mobile-electronic-communication skills to the elderly, was to make a music mix to commemorate each and every mood that should strike her. To seek spiritual enlightenment and physical well-being in life was challenging enough, but to exist within one’s soul without proper musical inspiration for each day’s quest was just plain pathetic, an existence not worth living.
Very embraced her inner freak because it was who she was—no use denying it—but why would a nice girl from West Orange, New Jersey, who had two stable parents and a solid B+ average and every potential to one day have the house, the car, the career, the kids, try to compete with a LeFreak? Very was spawned from freaks; it was in her blood. The biological father Very had never known had been a ‘shroomer and a mosher, her mother’s one-night tent stand the year Cat had opted to drop out of college and follow some roving music festival instead.
So when you’re near me, darling can’t you hear me? Very hit the Stop button on ABBA and let herself lose at online checkers so she could give full attention to her aunt on the phone—and eavesdrop on the conversation taking place outside her dorm-room door. Very heard Lavinia’s voice assuring their resident advisor that Very was sick in bed and no, now wouldn’t be a good time for Very to discuss the keg (empty, but still) that had been found in an underage student’s dorm room down the hall after Very’s birthday party last night.