Thursday, July 2, 2015

Promotional Post and Giveaway: Ana of California by Andi Teran

Ana of California
Andi Teran
Publisher: Penguin Books
Release Date: June 30th 2015
Genre: Adult, Young Adult crossover, Fiction, Retellings, Coming of Age, Contemporary


Appropriate for YA audiences.

A modern take on the classic coming-of-age novel, inspired by Anne of Green Gables

In the grand tradition of Anne of Green Gables, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and The Three Weissmanns of Westport, Andi Teran’s captivating debut novel offers a contemporary twist on a beloved classic. Fifteen-year-old orphan Ana Cortez has just blown her last chance with a foster family. It’s a group home next—unless she agrees to leave East Los Angeles for a farm trainee program in Northern California.

When she first arrives, Ana can’t tell a tomato plant from a blackberry bush, and Emmett Garber is skeptical that this slight city girl can be any help on his farm. His sister Abbie, however, thinks Ana might be just what they need. Ana comes to love Garber Farm, and even Emmett has to admit that her hard work is an asset. But when she inadvertently stirs up trouble in town, Ana is afraid she might have ruined her last chance at finding a place to belong.

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Andi Teran is a writer and performer originally from the deserts of West Texas. She has written about fashion, film, and culture for Vanity Fair, MTV, New York, and Monocle, as well as written and performed for various New York stages. She lives in Los Angeles. Ana of California is her first novel.



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  1. Replies
    1. Haha, yeah all these recipes sound really good!

  2. I have this book in my TBR, the concept sounds different from most contemporary novels, thank you for sharing <3 Benish | Feminist Reflections

    1. Yep, it definitely was something different than any other contemporaries I'd read...I think the author tried to really infuse it with Anne of Green Gables qualities.

  3. This sounds interesting and I'm thinking about picking it up, thanks so much for sharing!

    Asma @ IceyBooks


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