The girl who invented romance

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Delacorte Press, Jan 25, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 182 pages
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How can a girl have fun with a game if she's only watching from the sidelines? That's what sixteen-year-old Kelly Williams wonders when her best friend, Faith, complains that it's time to stop pretending and find real romance. As Kelly sees her friends, her older brother and even her parents knowingly and unknowingly play at romance, she decides to create a real game - a board game called Romance that captures the way people behave in matters of love and dating.

From broken hearts to happily ever after, Caroline Cooney's inventive novel is sure to capture readers' hearts.

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The book was okay. But my favourite part of this book as a kid was playing Romance with my friends at sleepovers. Read full review

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Wholesome like the babysitter's club. Sipped through it and no creepy aftertaste. Yay for Romance!!! Read full review


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About the author (2005)

Caroline B. Cooney is the author of Goddess of Yesterday (an ALA Notable Children’s Book); The Ransom of Mercy Carter; and The Face on the Milk Carton (an IRA–CBC Children’s Choice). She lives in Westbrook, CT.

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