Like No Other

Una LaMarche

Like No Other
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Like No Other

Una LaMarche

Devorah is a consummate good girl who has never challenged the ways of her strict Hasidic upbringing. Jaxon is a fun-loving, book-smart nerd who has never been comfortable around girls (unless you count his four younger sisters). They’ve spent their entire lives in Brooklyn, on opposite sides of the same street. Their paths never crossed … until one day, they did. When a hurricane strikes the Northeast, the pair becomes stranded in an elevator together, where fate leaves them no choice but to make an otherwise risky connection. Though their relationship is strictly forbidden, Devorah and Jaxon arrange secret meetings and risk everything to be together. But how far can they go? Just how much are they willing to give up? In the timeless tradition of West Side Story while fitting seamlessly into place alongside current bestsellers like Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park, Like No Other provides a thoroughly modern take on romance that will inspire laughter, tears, and the belief that love can happen when you least expect it. ‘One of the most poignant and star-crossed love stories since The Fault in Our Stars.’ Entertainment Weekly ‘Electrifying … surprisingly seductive. LaMarche expertly conjures up what high-stakes infatuation feels like.’ The New York Times Book Review ‘Refreshing tale of forbidden love.’ People ‘A truly complex urban story worth telling.’ Vogue *‘The dire consequences that threaten this clandestine romance make the novel read like a thriller … Readers will fall for these two love-struck teenagers as easily as they fall for each other.’ Publishers Weekly, starred review ‘You root for Devorah and Jaxon because you remember you were once like them. From our first love or our first rebellion, they are a way for us to relive those strange and exciting days.’ Boston Herald ‘Romantic and wonderful and heartbreaking.’ Slate.com

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