The Disenchantments

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Dutton E P (children), 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 307 pages
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Colby and Bev have a long-standing pact: graduate, hit the road with Bev's band, and then spend the year wandering around Europe. But moments after the tour kicks off, Bev makes a shocking announcement: she's abandoning their plans - and Colby - to start college in the fall.

But the show must go on and The Disenchantments weave through the Pacific Northwest, playing in small towns and dingy venues, while roadie- Colby struggles to deal with Bev's already-growing distance and the most important question of all: what's next?

Morris Award–finalist Nina LaCour draws together the beauty and influences of music and art to brilliantly capture a group of friends on the brink of the rest of their lives.

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I really love LaCour's style of writing. - LibraryThing
Great, great ending. - LibraryThing
I loved the premise of this. - LibraryThing
Character development was kind of meh. - LibraryThing
At all. And the writing style is very bare bones. - LibraryThing
Okay, and I totally loved the ending. - LibraryThing

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Due to copy and paste, formatting has been lost. I've been wanting to read The Disenchantments for a while before I picked it up. I hadn't heard much hype (always a good thing), so I was super excited ... Read full review

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed the Disenchantments by Nina LaCour far more than I actually thought that I would. This YA coming-of-age story is about four friends on their last fling before moving on with their lives ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Nina LaCour ( is a high school English teacher and former bookseller. She is the author of the award-winning Hold Still. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Nina lives in Oakland, California.

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