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Return to Paradise

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Maggie and Caleb just went through the worst year of their lives. Hit by a car and starting life over with a limp, Maggie never thought she would forgive Caleb. But she did—and fell in love. What they shared was real. But Caleb wanted to be free from a terrible secret: he wasn’t the one who hit Maggie. So he left Paradise—and Maggie—forever.

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From the New York Times Bestselling Author of RULES OF ATTRACTION Comes the Sequel to LEAVING PARADISE Caleb Becker left Paradise eight months ago, taking with him the secret he promised to take to his grave. If the truth got out, it would ruin everything. Maggie Armstrong tried to be strong after Caleb broke her heart and disappeared. Somehow, she managed to move on. She’s determined to make a new life for herself. But then Caleb and Maggie are forced together on a summer trip. They try ignoring their passion for each other, but buried feelings resurface. Caleb must face the truth about the night of Maggie’s accident, or the secret that destroyed their relationship will forever stand between them. Praise for Leaving Paradise: “Elkeles writes convincingly about family tensions, retreating from painful reality, and teens outgrowing their old skins.”—School Library Journal “Elkeles creates raw emotions, dialogue, and high-school ambience that’s just right… [A] delicate, delicious love story.”—Booklist

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From the New York Times Bestselling Author of RULES OF ATTRACTION Comes the Sequel to LEAVING PARADISE Caleb Becker left Paradise eight months ago, taking with him the secret he promised to take to his grave. If the truth got out, it would ruin everything. Maggie Armstrong tried to be strong after Caleb broke her heart and disappeared. Somehow, she managed to move on. She’s determined to make a new life for herself. But then Caleb and Maggie are forced together on a summer trip. They try ignoring their passion for each other, but buried feelings resurface. Caleb must face the truth about the night of Maggie’s accident, or the secret that destroyed their relationship will forever stand between them. Praise for Leaving Paradise: “Elkeles writes convincingly about family tensions, retreating from painful reality, and teens outgrowing their old skins.”—School Library Journal “Elkeles creates raw emotions, dialogue, and high-school ambience that’s just right… [A] delicate, delicious love story.”—Booklist

Lexile: 670L
Copyright: 2010
Page Count: 312
Trim Size: 5.19 x 8
Rights Territory: AG; AI; AW; BB; BL; BM; BS; BZ; CA; CR; CU; DM; DO; GP; GT; HN; HT; JM; MF; KN; KY; LC; MQ; MS; MX; NI; PA; PM; PR; SV; TC; TT; US; VC; VG; VI
Categories: 
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General

Simone Elkeles is the author of Leaving Paradise and four other Flux novels, including How to Ruin Your Summer Vacation and How to Ruin Your Boyfriend’s Repuation. She is also the author of the New York Times bestselling Rules of Attraction (Walker). A popular speaker at libraries around the country, when the author is not writing she TiVos reality television and watches teen movies. She lives near Chicago with her family and two dogs.

Reviews and Awards

“Elkeles gives readers a thoroughly satisfying novel and much to think about.” — School Library Journal

A 2011 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant YA Readers

Winner of the 2010 RT Book Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award for Best Young Adult Novel

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