Summer of Supernovas

CMLD Kids/Teens Book Reviews

Summer of Supernovas by Darcy Woods, Crown Books for Young Readers (May 10, 2016). ISBN: 9780553537048. Reviewed by John R. Clark, MLIS.

summer of supernovas

Wilamena Carlisle is in a panic. The horoscope chart which is her strongest connection to her deceased astrologer mother says she has a very short time to find the perfect match or have to wait ten years before another favorable alignment will happen. At seventeen, that ten years scares her silly because she has visions of becoming an old maid in the interim. Her grandmother, who she lives with, thinks astrology is hooey, so Wil can’t process fears and feelings with her. Instead, she sets out, chart in hand, so to speak, to find the right guy. Before she gets a chance, however, there’s the incident on top of the town water tower where she’s ‘rescued’ by the very interesting Grant, even though she’s up there to enjoy…

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