Chasing Eveline by Leslie HauserChasing Eveline by Leslie Hauser

Chasing Eveline

byLeslie Hauser

Paperback | July 11, 2017

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Sixteen-year-old Ivy Higgins is the only student at Carmel Heights High School who listens to cassettes. And her binder is the only one decorated with album artwork by 80s band Chasing Eveline. Despite being broken-up since 1989, this rock band out of Ireland means everything to Ivy. They’re a reminder of her mom, who abandoned Ivy and her dad two years ago. Now the music of her mom’s favorite band is the only connection she has left.

Even though Ivy wavers between anger and a yearning to reconnect, she’s one-hundred percent certain she’s not ready to lose her mom forever. But the only surefire way to locate her would be at a Chasing Eveline concert. So with help from her lone friend Matt—an equally abandoned soul and indie music enthusiast—Ivy hatches a plan to reunite the band.

The road to Ireland won’t be easy, though. And not just because there is no road. Along the way they’ll have to win over their Lady Gaga-loving peers, tangle with some frisky meerkats, and oh yeah, somehow find and persuade the four members to play a reunion gig. It’s a near-impossible task, but Ivy has to try. If she can’t let go of the past, she’ll never be able to find joy in the present.

Title:Chasing EvelineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.67 inPublished:July 11, 2017Publisher:Pen Name PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941541216

ISBN - 13:9781941541210

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It was such a fun read and the characters were so relatable that I even found myself wishing that I could find my very own Chasing Eveline album just so I could listen along to Ivy's favorite songs. I loved Ivy and her wonderful spirit and how no matter what seemed to happen she never really let it get her down.-J.M. Sullivan, author of Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles Outstanding celebration of music and life's adventures. This book is imaginative and leads the reader on a fantastic journey. Must read.-Lisa Dohren, GoodReads Reviewer