June 02, 2016

#Review #Giveaway of The Museum of Heartbreak by @MegLeder

In this ode to all the things we gain and lose and gain again, seventeen-year-old Penelope Marx curates her own mini-museum to deal with all the heartbreaks of love, friendship, and growing up.

Welcome to the Museum of Heartbreak.

Well, actually, to Penelope Marx’s personal museum. The one she creates after coming face to face with the devastating, lonely-making butt-kicking phenomenon known as heartbreak.

Heartbreak comes in all forms: There’s Keats, the charmingly handsome new guy who couldn’t be more perfect for her. There’s possibly the worst person in the world, Cherisse, whose mission in life is to make Penelope miserable. There’s Penelope’s increasingly distant best friend Audrey. And then there’s Penelope’s other best friend, the equal-parts-infuriating-and-yet-somehow-amazing Eph, who has been all kinds of confusing lately.

But sometimes the biggest heartbreak of all is learning to let go of that wondrous time before you ever knew things could be broken.

A former bookseller and teacher, Meg Leder currently works as a book editor in New York City. Her role models are Harriet the Spy and Anne Shirley. She is the coauthor of The Happy Book, and spends her free time reading, looking for street art, and people watching. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. You can visit her on Twitter at @MegLeder.

The only thing I didn't like about this book was that I wish it would have been longer. Or I wish that it would have given us an epilogue. Other than those two things this book was beyond adorable. A great beach summer read. It was light but not to light and in the end did teach us a great lesson. That just because something ends doesn't mean that something doesn't begin.  You may loose friends as you grow up into different people and people will come and go in your life. And it's those connections that will help you become who your met to be.  But don't stop living your life because of it. You might be sad and heartbroken for a time. But don't let it stop you from going after your dreams etc. 

This was a wonderful cute story about endings beginnings and everything in-between and well I have to say that Pen is ahead of the rest of us since she learned this lesson at 17. It's one that even now I struggle with. 

If your looking for a VERY funny snarky quick read then this def. something I would pick up!! 

Book in a Pinch
Snarky, Fun, Great Lesson!

 Go Into This One Knowing 
Once you start! Don't put it down!!!! 

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That's a fabulous cover image. Very eyecatching!

I can't remember.. a happy cry??!! it's been long....

I don't tend to get really emotional over books, or most things really. My wife does though, she had a happy cry when we bought our new house. Guess she really likes it. :^)

What book has made you happy cry? That question is toally justified.Because the most memorable books are those which give you all the feels and make you cry. For me there are different types of happy cries. The ones that gave you all the sad cries before ending in a super adorable and happy ending, cue happy cry. And the ones that make you laugh and cry and just happy because the book is absoultely hilarious.
So, one of the books that made me laugh and gave me happy tears because of it's hilariousness was "I heart New York" by Lindsey Kelk.

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