Marie is author of the hilarious and moving YA novel WHAT I MEANT... (Random House), and the newly released YA novel OVER MY HEAD, which New York Times bestseller Jonathan Maberry calls "a funny, touching, and at times heart-breaking young adult novel about the search for love." Marie has also recently finished writing DRAWN, a novel about a teen artist who moves to England in search of normal, only to find she is channeling through her artwork one very hot ghost. Marie's short story is in the newly published anthology LIAR LIAR, and her essay "The View from Outside" is in the anthology CALL ME OKAASAN: Adventures in Multicultural Mothering.
Sang Jumnal jumps into the summer before her senior year with big plans. But she didn’t plan on facing her fear of swimming by taking a series of humiliating kiddy lessons. Or falling hard for 20-year-old lifeguard Cameron Cerulli, who is either the guy of her dreams or a player out to stomp on her heart. Or fighting with her dad, who bans her from seeing Cameron. Or discovering a huge secret her parents have been keeping about disappearing money. Suddenly Sang’s summer is overflowing with excitement and drama. And she’s teetering on the dangerous brink of true love. Will she sink or s