How to Love Reena Montero thought she'd finally moved on from Sawyer LeGrande, the boy she'd crushed on so fiercely. He hadn't really given her any choice, having… How to Love Reena Montero thought she'd finally moved on from Sawyer LeGrande, the boy she'd crushed on so fiercely. He hadn't really given her any choice, having… 2013-10-01 Young Adult Balzer + Bray
Book Review

How To Love (2013)

TEENAGE DREAM How to Love tells a hearty teenage tale
TEENAGE DREAM How to Love tells a hearty teenage tale
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Oct 01, 2013; Writer: Katie Cotugno; Genre: Young Adult; Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Reena Montero thought she'd finally moved on from Sawyer LeGrande, the boy she'd crushed on so fiercely. He hadn't really given her any choice, having skipped their small Florida town and left her behind, 16 and pregnant. But now he's back, and he wants to be a part of her life — and their young daughter's, too. Told from Reena's perspective both before Sawyer's disappearing act and after his return, Cotugno's debut, How to Love, takes a deep dive into an especially intense teenage relationship. The result — a vibrant, sparkling narrative of first love and second chances — will remind you that love isn't ever easy, but falling for a great story is. A-

Originally posted Sep 25, 2013 Published in issue #1279 Oct 04, 2013 Order article reprints