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Again, But Better by Christine Riccio
Young adult

Again, But Better

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by Christine Riccio

Quick take

When you’re a straight-A student, but you’re failing at life, sometimes a trip abroad is all you need.

Good to know

  • Romance

  • Millennial

  • Buzzy

  • Magical

Why I love it

“I’m leaving the country because I have no friends.” So begins the sweet, honest, and utterly relatable debut novel, Again, But Better. While not all of us have jetted off to a foreign country in hopes of traversing our troubles, we’ve definitely all experienced those feelings of being adrift and alone.

Meet Shane, a 20-year-old college student who’s a wiz in the classroom (pre-med, anyone? oof),...


Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents ... sounds ideal—but Shane's made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance ... what’s that?

Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time's a ticking, and she needs a change—there's nothing like moving to a new country to really mix things up. Shane signs up for a semester abroad in London. Sh...

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