The Treasure Map of Boys: Noel, Jackson, Finn, Hutch, Gideon--and Me, Ruby Oliver (Hardcover)
From E. Lockhart, author of the highly acclaimed, "New York Times" bestseller "We Were Liars, "which John Green called "utterly unforgettable," comes "The Treasure Map of Boys," the third book in the uproarious and heartwarming Ruby Oliver novels.
Ruby is back at Tate Prep, and it's her thirty-seventh week in the state of Noboyfriend. Her panic attacks are bad, her love life is even worse, and what's more:
Noel is writing her notes, Jackson is giving her frogs, Gideon is helping her cook, and Finn is making her brownies. Rumors are flying, and Ruby's already-sucky reputation is heading downhill.
Not only that, she's also: running a bake sale, learning the secrets of heavymetal therapy, encountering some seriously smelly feet, defending the rights of pygmy goats, and bodyguarding Noel from unwanted advances.
In this companion novel to "The Boyfriend List "and "The Boy Book, "Ruby struggles to secure some sort of mental health, to understand what constitutes a real friendship, and to find true love--if such a thing exists.
About the Author
E. Lockhart is the author of the highly acclaimed "New York Times" bestseller "We Were Liars "and the Ruby Oliver quartet ("The""Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, " and "Real Live Boyfriends"), as well as "Fly""on the Wall, Dramarama, " and "How to Be Bad" (the last with Sarah Mlynowski and Lauren Myracle). Her novel "The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks" was a Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, a finalist for the National Book Award, and winner of a Cybils Award for Best Young Adult Novel. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Review, Justine, August/September 2009:
"This book is the perfect, laugh-out-loud treat right before you settle back into hard core school."