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Giveaway: Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay (US & CANADA)

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Author’s Name:  Sarah Tregay

Paperback release date: May 14, 2014




My wish is to fall cranium over Converse in dizzy daydream-worthy love.

(If only it were that easy.)

Marcie has been dragged away from home for the summer—from Idaho to a family summerhouse in New Hampshire. She’s left behind her friends, a group of freaks and geeks called the Leftovers, including her emo-rocker boyfriend, and her father.

By the time Labor Day rolls around, Marcie suspects this “summer vacation” has become permanent. She has to start at a new school, and there she leaves behind her Leftover status when a cute boy brings her breakfast and a new romance heats up. But understanding love, especially when you’ve watched your parents’ affections end, is elusive. What does it feel like, really? Can you even know it until you’ve lost it?

Love & Leftovers is a beautifully written story of one girl’s journey navigating family, friends, and love, and a compelling and sexy read that teens will gobble up whole.



About the Author

Raised without television, Sarah Tregay started writing her own middle grade novels after she had read all of the ones in the library. She later discovered YA books, but never did make it to the adult section. When she isn’t not jotting down poems at stoplights, Sarah can be found hanging out with her "little sister" from Big Brothers Big Sisters. Sarah lives in Eagle, Idaho with her husband, two Boston Terriers, and an appaloosa named Mr. Pots.

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Giveaway Details



2 winners will each receive a Paperback book and necklace with a guitar pick and charm. Giveaway is open to US & Canada.

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this site and in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30 days after the giveaway ends. 

During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question they'll be answering in the comments below for extra entries:

Have you read a good novel in verse? If so, please share your favorite.


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  • Molly
    Molly Thursday, 01 May 2014

    I haven't read very many novels in verse, but this one looks awesome!

  • Vivien
    Vivien Thursday, 01 May 2014

    Triangles by Ellen Hopkins

  • Susan T.
    Susan T. Friday, 02 May 2014

    I haven't read a novel in verse yet but it sounds really different and interesting. I like to try new things! :)

  • AvidAbbie
    AvidAbbie Friday, 02 May 2014

    Haven't read one yet, but certainly hope to!

  • L
    L Saturday, 03 May 2014

    Don't think I have

  • Amy M
    Amy M Saturday, 03 May 2014

    I have never read a novel in verse, but I think I'll definitely like to try one. There seems to be so many great ones out.

  • Viviana Ortiz
    Viviana Ortiz Sunday, 04 May 2014

    I haven't read a novel in verse, but I'm looking forward to it. I'm always willing to try need thinks, and in the process discover great books.

  • Sam
    Sam Tuesday, 06 May 2014

    I honestly do not think I have read a book in verse. :(

  • Dawn
    Dawn Wednesday, 07 May 2014

    My favorite book in verse is Identical by Ellen Hopkins

  • Sandra Lam
    Sandra Lam Thursday, 08 May 2014

    I haven't read a book in verse, but I'm always willing to try it!

  • Agustina Gonzalez
    Agustina Gonzalez Friday, 09 May 2014

    No i haven't, but i want to :)

  • Guest
    Clara Saturday, 10 May 2014

    YESS!! all of the novels by ellen hopkins are amazingly well done.

  • Hannah Clark
    Hannah Clark Sunday, 18 May 2014

    Ellen Hopkins!!! My favorite authors book, Sounds great:D
    Thanks for the giveaway

  • Guest
    sabrina Monday, 19 May 2014

    I've never read a book in verse

  • Esther forkash
    Esther forkash Tuesday, 20 May 2014

    Ive actually read eleanor and park and fangirl which were amazing and im really looking foward to reading this book ;)

  • Danielle McCarthy
    Danielle McCarthy Tuesday, 20 May 2014

    The last novel I read in verse was The Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt and it was great!

  • Emma McAndrew
    Emma McAndrew Tuesday, 20 May 2014

    Song of the Sparrow

  • Megan Addison
    Megan Addison Wednesday, 21 May 2014

    This one would be my first, but I plan to read even if I don't win a copy! (:

  • Jojo
    Jojo Thursday, 22 May 2014

    Don't think I have read a novel in verse and frankly never heard of this before. I had to google what a "verse novel" is. Being someone who enjoys reading and loves Shakespearean culture I think I will enjoy it and love to try.

    Does anyone have any verse novel recommendations?

  • Emilie
    Emilie Thursday, 22 May 2014

    Yep! My favorite is The Odyssey

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