It's Not Me, It's You (Point Paperbacks)

It's Not Me, It's You (Point Paperbacks)

by Stephanie Kate Strohm


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Avery Dennis is a high school senior and one of the most popular girls in her class. But a majorly public breakup with the guy she's been dating causes some disastrous waves. It is right before prom and Avery no longer has the perfect date. She runs the prom committee — how could she not show up with somebody?Post-breakup, Avery gets to thinking about all of the guys that she has ever dated. How come none of those relationships ever worked out? Could it be her fault? Avery decides to investigate. In history class she's learning about this method of record-keeping called "oral history" and she has a report due. So Avery decides to go directly to the source. Avery tracks down all of the guys she's ever dated, and uses that information, along with the thoughts of her friends, family, and even teachers to compile a total account of her dating history.Avery discovers some surprises about herself and the guys she's spent time with just in time for prom night!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781338291773
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 05/29/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 171,149
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Stephanie Kate Strohm is the author of It's Not Me, It's You;

The Taming of the Drew; Pilgrims Don't Wear Pink; Confederates Don't Wear Couture; and Prince in Disguise. She grew up on the Connecticut coast, where a steady diet of Little House on the Prairie turned her into a history nerd at an early age. After graduating with a joint major in theater and history from Middlebury College, she acted her way around the country, performing in more than 25 states. Although she was born in New York, she currently lives in Chicago, and doesn't discriminate against any type of pizza. When she's not writing, she loves baking, walking her dog Lorelei, taking dance cardio classes too seriously, and playing board games with her husband.

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It's Not Me, It's You 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
HowUsefulItIs More than 1 year ago
My Experience: I started reading It’s Not Me, It’s You on 8/25/18 and finished it on 8/30/18. Most adorable read! Love the layout. There’s hardly any narrative at all so the read flow easily and quickly! I like the humor and the variety of characters and their backgrounds. I like the unique plot! This book is definitely a fun read, a nice break from reading slumps. Liam’s and Erza’s story are hilarious and Hutch is my favorite commentator. That first boyfriend and Tripp’s story were unexpected, but cute. Coco’s life at home is relatable to many Asian readers. Most of all, the characters in this story have wit! This book is told in the first person point of view following Avery Dennis, a popular high school senior who always has a boyfriend, until the unexpected incident. Avery is doing an Oral History of her dating life for a school project and she does it by interviewing students, especially all of her ex-boyfriends. Her classmates range from random freshmen to enemies at school sharing their opinions of Avery Dennis. Sometimes Avery adds a few notes to students’ comments to defend herself or expand the idea. Avery wants to understand herself through the perceptions of others. It’s Not Me, It’s You is a fast paced and laugh out loud read! It definitely has the voice of high school students. All of the characters are likable, even the worst ones. I like the worst ones like Cressida and Becca because their opinions sound reasonable. I like the positive vibes this book gives its readers, reminds me of Kasie West’s books. I think this book is very well written and developed. It sure keeps me hooked. I love the fun cover as well. I like the romance stories, especially not knowing what to expect next. This book is fantastic and I highly recommend everyone to read it! Pro: fast paced, page turner, positive vibes, humor, high school, boyfriends, diversity, cover, Con: none I rate it 5 stars! ***Disclaimer: Many thanks to Scholastic for the opportunity to read and review. Please be assured that my opinions are honest. xoxo, Jasmine at for more details
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book about high school love abd drama.
DahlELama More than 1 year ago
This book. Was effing. Hilarious. Highly, highly rec to fellow fans of Tell Me Three Things. I laughed out loud an obnoxious number of times, totally adored Avery, and shipped it so hard.