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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me By Mariko Tamaki Cover Image
ISBN: 9781626722590
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: First Second - May 7th, 2019

Being a teenager is hard enough on its own, so what difference does a messy interpersonal relationship really make? Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me follows Freddy as she is jerked around by her on-again-off-again girlfriend who she just can't seem to cut off. Freddy is constantly facing the emotional consequences of Laura Dean's treatment of her, and Freddy's friends are hurt in turn, creating a situation where her head is constantly at odds with her heart. Tamaki's storytelling combined with Valero-O'Connell's art create paint a painfully relatable picture that is ultimately cathartic, even if the journey to the end is a tough one.