Again Again (Hardcover)
In this novel full of surprises from the New York Times bestselling author of We Were Liars and Genuine Fraud, E. Lockhart ups the ante with an inventive and romantic story about human connection, forgiveness, self-discovery, and possibility.
If you could live your life again, what would you do differently?
After a near-fatal family catastrophe and an unexpected romantic upheaval, Adelaide Buchwald finds herself catapulted into a summer of wild possibility, during which she will fall in and out of love a thousand times--while finally confronting the secrets she keeps, her ideas about love, and the weird grandiosity of the human mind.
A raw, funny story that will surprise you over and over, Again Again gives us an indelible heroine grappling with the terrible and wonderful problem of loving other people.
About the Author
E. Lockhart is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels We Were Liars and Genuine Fraud. Her other books include Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, and the Ruby Oliver Quartet: The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriends. Emily lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her online at EmilyLockhart.com and follow @elockhart on Twitter.
“E. Lockhart has done it again in this twisty, inventive, philosophical and romantic story about the many ways a person can find, lose, and understand love.” —GAYLE FORMAN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of If I Stay
"My favorite books are those that are hilarious, poignant, utterly unique and brimming with realistic, loveable characters (preferably including dogs). This book doesn't just have all these elements. It has them in multiple universes. I loved it." --JACLYN MORIARTY, author of Gravity is the Thing
“What if falling in love had infinite possibilities and multiple universes exist? A lyrical read that’s also fun as it addresses myriad truths.” –SLJ, Starred Review
“The story of a messy, normal life where connecting authentically with others is perilously hit-or-miss but worth the heartache for what you learn about yourself.” —Booklist, Starred Review
“Cleverly constructed . . . .Unfolds with surprising grace and ease.”—The Bulletin, Starred Review
“Lockhart takes her penchant for plot twists to a new level, with a narrative that explores the idea of the multiverse. . . .An iterative feast of ideas about art, possibility, and the creative process for readers hungry for big concepts. Others will simply luxuriate in the storytelling.” –Publishers Weekly
“What begins as a typical YA romance becomes a thoughtful exploration of expectations. A . . . Subversive exploration of the diverging pathways of the human heart.” —Kirkus Reviews
"An offbeat, philosophical love story for those who enjoy pondering the mysteries of the universe or the heart." —The Horn Book
“This surprising and charming YA novel explores one teenager’s existential angst about relationships-romantic, platonic, family and canine.” —Shelf Awareness
“Her prose and storytelling ability are unparalleled in YA…. I want to read every story she decides to tell.” —BookPage