Love and Other Foreign Words

Love and Other Foreign Words

Book - 2014
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Brilliant fifteen-year-old Josie has a knack for languages, but her sister's engagement has Josie grappling with the nature of true love, her feelings for her best friend Stu, and how anyone can be truly herself, or truly in love, in a social language that is not her own.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, c2014
ISBN: 9780803740518
Branch Call Number: YA FIC MCC
Characteristics: 331 p. ;,22 cm.


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ArapahoeKati Feb 28, 2017

Really enjoyed! I laughed and cried and felt the feels. Josie is one of the funniest and most straightforward heroines I've read, a la Sheldon in The Big Bang Theory or Don in The Rosie Project.

Nov 12, 2015

I love this book! It's about a 15-year-old but I'm 25 and I really connected with the main character. Josie is a very smart girl who attends high school and university at the same time. She hasn't ever fallen in love. I think the story is actually more about her relationship with her sister and family than a romance story. She looks at life as one big translation - she is constantly translating the language of people around her into her own private language, "Josie". If you are interested in socio-linguistics, you will definitely like this book. If you are a teenager or adult looking for a cute story, you will also like this book.

Hilarious, would recommend to anyone. I'm more of a romance than chick lit person, but this is an amazing book.

Oct 20, 2014

loooved it, couldn't stop reading

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