So Much Closer


Scott Abrams is the love of Brooke’s life. He just doesn’t know it yet. So when his family moves to New York City the summer before senior year, Brooke has no choice but to follow Scott. It’s her last chance to prove to him that they’re meant to be together.

But the city is full of surprises that Brooke never expected. Ever since a painful family trauma, she’s been closed off to her parents, to her friends, and even to herself. Now, inspired by the thrilling energy of the bustling and creative city around her, Brooke starts to explore her talents and become someone she never dreamed she’d be.

So what will she do when her greatest dream of love finally comes true . . . and instead, she wants something more?



North American publisher: Viking Children's Books

Foreign rights: Penguin, Kimberly Ryan (

Rights sold: United Kingdom and Commonwealth to Scholastic UK

Film rights: Gillian MacKenzie (


"A bouncy, captivating example of the teenage romantic comedy.... Colasanti fans, as well as those of Sarah Dessen and Lauren Barnholdt, will love this. A fun exploration of a city and a teen's dreams."--Booklist

"Parallels to Sarah Dessen are inevitable, but the narrative voice Colasanti has created is thoughtful and likeable in its own way.... Colasanti has once again formulated a teen romance that feels realistic, which will make this novel a hit with readers."--School Library Journal