From Blake Nelson, a fantastic and topical novel about idealism and finding the ideal girl.James Hoff likes to rant against America's consumerist culture. He also likes to rant against his ex-girlfriend, Sadie, who he feels isn't doing enough to change the world. But just like he can't avoid buying things, he also can't avoid Sadie for long. This is a fantastic, funny, sexy, cool masterpiece from one of the best YA writers at work today, an anti-consumerist love story that's all about idealism, in both James's relationship with the world and his relationships with the people around him.
is the author of many acclaimed novels for teens, including Paranoid Park
, The New Rules of High School
, and Rock Star Superstar
. He lives in Portland, Oregon.