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    • ISBN:9781510200807
    • Publication date:09 Mar 2017

Seven Days of You

By Cecilia Vinesse

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A romantic, wistful, and witty contemporary novel set around two teenagers falling in love over seven days in Tokyo, Japan. Perfect for fans of Non Pratt, Susin Nielsen and Jennifer E. Smith.

It's Sophia's last week in Tokyo, and she's going to make it count...

Sophia has spent her life ping-ponging between different countries and schools, so, in theory, saying goodbye should be easy. But now she's leaving Tokyo - the place that finally felt like home. The only way she can get through this is to make her final week perfect.

Then Jamie Foster-Collins shows up, just in time to ruin everything. Jamie and Sophia used to be friends . . . and his return stirs up feelings she thought she'd forgotten.

Suddenly, hours and minutes become meaningless. Only time spent together, exploring the hidden streets of the city they love, is real.

Biographical Notes

Cecilia Vinesse was born in France but grew up between Tokyo, Japan and Greenville, South Carolina. Her obsession with Nora Ephron movies led her to New York City to attend Barnard College and then to live in New York for three years afterward, working in children's book marketing and living in an apartment furnished mostly by stacks of novels.

Now she's in the UK where she splits her time holding late-night writing sessions, daydreaming in libraries, and having Buffy the Vampire Slayer marathons with her girlfriend Rachel and a pup named Malfi. She writes books about teenagers who wander around cities and fall in love and eat really delicious food.

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  • ISBN: 9781510200395
  • Publication date: 09 Mar 2017
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
I read Seven Days of You in a day because it hooked me from the start - it was the perfect escapism. Cecilia Vinesse is an exciting voice added to the YA scene and I wouldn't hesitate to pick up any of her future books. — Queen of Contemporary
I could not put this down. I started it in the evening, I finished it in one sitting because I loved it so so much. Cecilia Vinesse is a really talented writer... — Lucy the Reader
Seven Days of You has everything you could possibly want from a YA contemporary, neatly wrapped in Vinesse's skillful writing. If you're in need of some escapism, I highly recommend this. — The Mile Long Bookshelf
This highly readable novel about finding home and discovering oneself will have fans of Stephanie Perkins's Anna and the French Kiss swooning — SLJ
Seven Days of You is a deliciously fizzy, neon-bright romance: a swoony tangle of past and future, love and friendship, and what exactly it means to be home — Katie Cotugno, New York Times bestselling author of 99 DAYS
YOU NEED THIS BOOK IN YOUR LIFE... [...] It's amazing and if you're looking for a book to really escape into, then this is for you. — Is this real life
As a writer myself, Seven Days Of You was one of those books that made me panic and go: how can I ever write something this good?! That's when you know you're reading something pretty damn special. — Read by Jess
A book that may need that box of tissues close to hand and yet a book to make you laugh. An expertly told, captivating story. — Louise Ellis-Barrett, Armadillo
How hard am I crushing on Seven Days Of You? I'm crying, laughing, aching, and squealing all at once. I would live in this book if I could. — Becky Albertalli, author of SIMON VS THE HOMOSAPIENS AGENDA
This dazzling and genuinely romantic story shows just how much your life can change in the course of a single week. — Jennifer E. Smith, author of THE STATISTICAL PROBABILITY OF LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
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