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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User Review  - MVTheBookBabe - LibraryThing

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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I have mixed feelings about this book. I like it, and I don't. First things first. I HAD NO IDEA COLBY WAS A GUY. Not a single clue. I didn't know until he said "she's a girl and I'm a guy." I had to ... 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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