YA Today: The Boy Recession

The Boy Recession
by Flynn Meaney
Hardcover, 247 pages
August 7th 2012
Published by Poppy
ISBN: 031610213X (ISBN13: 978-0316102131)

SYNOPSIS: “It’s all about supply and demand when a high school deals with the sudden exodus of male students.

The boy recession has hit Julius P. Heil High, and the remaining boys find that their stock is on the rise: With little competition, even the most unlikely guys have a good chance at making the team and getting the girl. Guitar-strumming, class-skipping Hunter Fahrenbach never wanted to be a hot commodity, but the popular girls can’t help but notice his unconventional good looks. With a little work, he might even by boyfriend material.

But for down-to-earth Kelly Robbins, the boy recession is causing all sorts of problems. She has secretly liked her good friend Hunter for a while now, but how can she stand out in a crowd of overzealous Spandexers?

As if dating wasn’t hard enough without a four-to-one ratio!”

LEARN MORE: http://www.flynnmeaney.com/

About the Author:
Flynn Meaney is an alumna of the University of Notre Dame and a poetry student in the Hunter College MFA Creative Writing program. She lives in New York.

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