13 Little Blue Envelopes, Volume 1

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Young Adult Fiction - 352 pages
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New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson’s funny, heartbreaking, and utterly romantic tale gets a great new cover!

Ginny Blackstone never thought she’d spend her summer vacation backpacking across Europe. But that was before she received the first little blue envelope from Aunt Peg.

This letter was different from Peg’s usual letters for two reasons:

1. Peg had been dead for three months.

2. The letter included $1000 cash for a passport and a plane ticket.

Armed with instructions for how to retrieve twelve other letters Peg wrote—twelve letters that tell Ginny where she needs to go and what she needs to do when she gets there—Ginny quickly finds herself swept away in her first real adventure. Traveling from London to Edinburgh to Amsterdam and beyond, Ginny begins to uncover stories from her aunt’s past and discover who Peg really was. But the most surprising thing Ginny learns isn’t about Peg . . . it’s about herself.

Everything about Ginny will change this summer, and it’s all because of the 13 little blue envelopes.

Look for the sequel, The Last Little Blue Envelope!

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13 Little Blue Envelopes

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Ginny's Aunt Peg was always a free spirit. Not only did she leave home as a teenager, she has spent the last few years mostly out of touch with her family, traveling and creating art. Now she is dead ... Read full review

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When I first saw this in the store, it immediately caught my eye. not because of the cover, but because of the title. Sadly, I already had my mind set on purchasing "Let it Snow Three Holiday Romances ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Maureen Johnson is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels include The Name of the Star, Suite Scarlett, Scarlett Fever, Girl At Sea, The Key To The Golden Firebird, and 13 Little Blue Envelopes. She lives in New York City, but travels to the UK regularly to soak up the drizzle and watch English TV.

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