The Truth About Happily Ever After by Karole CozzoThe Truth About Happily Ever After by Karole Cozzo

The Truth About Happily Ever After

byKarole Cozzo

Hardcover | May 16, 2017

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Love doesn't always work out the way fairy tales tell us it should in this sweet romance about learning how to move on from a broken heart.

Everything was supposed to be perfect. Alyssa has a job she loves, working as Cinderella at her favorite theme park; a fantastic group of friends; and a boyfriend who will no longer be long-distance. But as the summer progresses, her prince becomes less charming and more distant, and Alyssa's perfect summer falls apart.

Forced to acknowledge that life is not always a fairy tale, Alyssa starts working to pull her herself back together. Fortunately, she doesn't have to do it alone. With her friend Miller's support, she's determined to prove that she's more than just a pretty princess. And with his help, maybe she's finally ready for something better than dreams. Maybe she's ready for something real.

From Karole Cozzo, author of How to Keep Rolling After a Fall and How to Say I Love You Out Loud, comes The Truth About Happily Ever After, a charming, uplifting young adult novel for the princess in all of us.

Praise for Karole Cozzo:

"Cozzo has created a well-written YA novel featuring a main character with a disability... Pax and Nikki's love story is natural and gradual and feels authentic to the teen experience." -School Library Journal on How To Keep Rolling After a Fall

"A budding romance with family drama and a feel-good ending." -School Library Journal on How to Say I Love You Out Loud

"A wonderful, heartbreaking book which will stay with you." -Danika Stone, author of All the Feels, on How to Keep Rolling After a Fall

"How to Keep Rolling After a Fall's got everything I look for in contemporary YA romance. It's a perfect mash-up of the thoughtful family dynamic of a Sarah Dessen story, the complex friendships of an Emery Lord novel, and the sexy edginess of a Miranda Kenneally book." -Katy Upperman, author of Kissing Max Holden

Karole Cozzo, author of How to Say I Love You Out Loud, How to Keep Rolling After a Fall, and The Truth About Happily Ever After, lives outside of Philadelphia with her loving husband, unendingly exuberant daughter, and eternally pleasant son. She is a school psychologist by day and a lover of all things colorful and creative by night....
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Title:The Truth About Happily Ever AfterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.43 × 5.89 × 1.1 inPublished:May 16, 2017Publisher:Feiwel & FriendsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250127971

ISBN - 13:9781250127976

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from The moral of this story is: Not every story has a happy ending? With The Truth About Happily Ever After, Cozzo takes a closer look at the distinction between reality and fairytales. Our leading lady, Alyssa Callahan, has been living in her own fairytale: steady boyfriend, supportive friends, and a job at her favourite theme park with the honour of portraying the well-loved princess, Cinderella. But when things take a huge turn, Alyssa soon finds herself thrown out of her fairytale and facing the trials of reality. With help from her friend Miller, Alyssa tackles her new challenges head on, as she works to find herself. At the same time, she comes to appreciate the beauty in her reality – one that was often clouded by dreams for her own fairytale ending.
Date published: 2017-07-01

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Praise for Karole Cozzo:"Cozzo has created a well-written YA novel featuring a main character with a disability... Pax and Nikki's love story is natural and gradual and feels authentic to the teen experience." -School Library Journal on How To Keep Rolling After a Fall"A budding romance with family drama and a feel-good ending." -School Library Journal on How to Say I Love You Out Loud"A wonderful, heartbreaking book which will stay with you." -Danika Stone, author of All the Feels, on How to Keep Rolling After a Fall"How to Keep Rolling After a Fall's got everything I look for in contemporary YA romance. It's a perfect mash-up of the thoughtful family dynamic of a Sarah Dessen story, the complex friendships of an Emery Lord novel, and the sexy edginess of a Miranda Kenneally book." -Katy Upperman, author of Kissing Max Holden