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By Megan McCafferty

Jessica Darling’s in college!

Things are taking a look up for Jessica Darling. She has ultimately left her New Jersey hometown/hellhole for Columbia college in big apple urban; she’s extra into her boyfriend, Marcus Flutie, than ever (so what if he’s at a Buddhist university in California?); and she’s making new associates who simply may qualify as stand-ins for her liked ally, Hope.

But Jessica quickly realizes that her bliss will possibly not final. She lands an internship at a snarky Brooklyn-based journal, yet will she slot in with the überhip employees (and will she even wish to)? As she and Marcus hit the rocks, will she turn out falling for her GOPunk, neoconservative RA . . . or the new (and married!) Spanish grad scholar she’s supporting on a summer time undertaking . . . or the oh-so-sensitive emo boy down the corridor? Will she even make it via university now that her mom and dad have reduce her off financially? And what do the cryptic one-word postcards from Marcus quite suggest?

With hilarious perception, the hyperobservant Jessica Darling struggles via her university years—and the summers in between—while retaining her traditional mixture of wit, cynicism, and candor.

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