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Cover: 'Love,Ish'

Staff Review: "Love,Ish" by Karen Rivers


Twelve-year-old Miscah “Ish” Love is a smart, self-aware, young girl with big dreams. She wants to be one of the first people to live on Mars. Together with Tig, her BFF (Best Friend Forever), they researched and planned everything together, even applied online, but now Tig is DTM, Dead To Me (her), because he moved away and she hasn't heard from him. Struggling to cope with his loss, she is trying desperately to keep their/her Mars dream alive.  Even though it’s difficult without Tig and this monster headache that won’t go away, Ish's first day of seventh grade doesn’t seem to be going too badly, that is, until she passes out and wakes up in a hospital room.  Funny, sad, heartfelt, honest, this tween novel takes you on a compelling, rewarding emotional journey that’s definitely worth the trip.

Audience: children, tweens | Genre: fiction

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