Idea taken from Breaking The Spine
For Keeps by Natasha Friend.
For sixteen years, Josie Gardner and her mom, Kate, have been a team. It’s been the Gardner Girls against the world, and that’s how Josie likes it. Until one day, in the pet food aisle of Shop-Co, they run into the parents of Paul Tucci, Kate’s high school boyfriend—the father Josie has never met. If Mr. and Mrs. Tucci are back in town, it’s only a matter of time until Paul shows up. Suddenly Josie’s mature, capable mother regresses to the heartbroken teenager she was when Paul moved away. Meanwhile, Josie’s on the verge of having her first real boyfriend, while her free-loving best friend, Liv, begins yet another no-strings-attached fling. When Josie learns some surprising truths about Paul Tucci, she finds herself questioning what she’s always believed about her parents—and about herself. In FOR KEEPS, Natasha Friend tells a fresh, funny, smart story about what happens when a girl gets the guy she always wanted and the dad she never knew she needed.
If you've paid attention, I talked about this book a while ago in one of my Sunday Special post. I adore it so much. It has such a heartwarming concept as well as a dreamy cover. I've grown into stories with strong bond between mother and daughter and this one sounds like a perfect read. As if Josie was living once again the life her mother'd experienced. I hope For Keeps will be fun, heartwrenching and has a happy ending ^^
For Keeps hits stores on April 6th, 2010.