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, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC., 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780803740518
0803740514
Branch Call Number: [Fic]
YF MCCAH-E
Characteristics: 331 pages ; 22 cm

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AL_KATI Feb 28, 2017

Like Sheldon on "The Big Bang Theory"? Read this!

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julia_sedai
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.

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solanje
Oct 20, 2014

loooved it, couldn't stop reading

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