Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Break-Up Diaries


THE BREAK-UP DIARIES by Nikki Carter
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Offer these affirming stories to any teen leaving a relationship, or starting one. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Two more novelette-length bittersweet romances portray African-American teen girls embracing their independence after painful breakups. Read full book review >
THE BREAK-UP DIARIES by Ni-Ni Simone
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"Fun, if heavy-handed. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Lessons, frenemies and posturing abound in this pair of novelette-length bittersweet romances featuring African-American teens. Read full book review >