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Book Review: Small Damages by Beth Kephart

24 Aug

Book cover for Small Damages by Beth Kephart

Title: Small Damages

Author: Beth Kephart

Genre: Contemporary YA

Publisher: Philomel

Release date: July 19, 2012

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Source: Bought it

Summary: It’s senior year, and while Kenzie should be looking forward to prom and starting college in the fall, she is mourning the loss of her father. She finds solace in the one person she trusts, her boyfriend, and she soon finds herself pregnant. Kenzie’s boyfriend and mother do not understand her determination to keep the baby. She is sent to southern Spain for the summer, where she will live out her pregnancy as a cook’s assistant on a bull ranch, and her baby will be adopted by a Spanish couple. 

Alone and resentful in a foreign country, Kenzie is at first sullen and difficult. She begins to open her eyes and her heart to the beauty that is all around her and inside of her.

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