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About The Disenchantments

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Hold Still and We Are Okay.

Colby and Bev have a long-standing pact: graduate, hit the road with Bev’s band, and then spend the year wandering around Europe. But moments after the tour kicks off, Bev makes a shocking announcement: she’s abandoning their plans – and Colby – to start college in the fall.

But the show must go on and The Disenchantments weave through the Pacific Northwest, playing in small towns and dingy venues, while roadie- Colby struggles to deal with Bev’s already-growing distance and the most important question of all: what’s next?

Morris Award–finalist Nina LaCour draws together the beauty and influences of music and art to brilliantly capture a group of friends on the brink of the rest of their lives.

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Which Book Should You Read Based on Your Favorite Friday Night Lights Character?

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What to Read If You’re Graduating & Don’t Know What To Do With Your Life

Listen, we get you. Graduating is HARD! You’ve spent so many years on a path that was decided for you before you could talk, and now all of a sudden there are too many options on what to do next (or sometimes not enough). Do you go to college or graduate school? Get a job? … Continued
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15 Quotes by Nina LaCour that Will Make You Feel Things

Have you ever read a quote and think “Wow, that was so spot on”? Or feel comforted by the fact that you’re not the only one who feels the way you do? Whether you’ve read Nina LaCour before or you’ve never touched a book of hers, these quotes by Nina are sure to make you … Continued
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Last night was a sad night for TV. Riverdale, the addictive drama based on the Archie comics, just had its season finale. But never fear–we’ve got a few books to tide you over while you wait for season three!   If you can’t get enough of retellings… Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh   If … Continued
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You Need to Know About YA Author Nina LaCour

One of our most anticipated reads this month is We Are Okay by Nina LaCour – a heartbreaking, beautiful book about grief, family and hope. And we’re not alone: early readers say it’s “gut wrenching,” “soul shattering,” and that each of Nina Lacour’s novels are “thought provoking and artistically rich” and that “she writes like no one else in … Continued
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8 Music Books to Help With Your Musical Festival FOMO

Spring is upon us, which means one very important thing: it’s music festival season! If you’re feeling the end of Coachella even harder this year (#Beychella and that Destiny’s Child reunion, anyone?) or can’t wait for Governors Ball or Bonnaroo, we have a list of the perfect reads to tide you over until your next … Continued
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8 Books Your Squad Needs to Read

The squad that reads together, stays together. And that’s why we’ve compiled this list of books featuring ensemble casts that will make you want to hang out with your besties, and host an emergency book club meeting ASAP.   Kids of Appetite by David Arnold Squad Members: Vic, Mad, Baz, Zuz, and Coco Why they are … Continued
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