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Giving Up the V

Giving Up the V

For Ages: 14 and up
What's So Wrong With Waiting Spencer Davis just turned sixteen. But unlike most hormonal teenagers who seem obsessed with sex -- like her entire crew of friends -- Spencer just doesn't get it. She'd rather wait for the right guy and the right moment. But that moment may be arriving sooner than she'd thought. Enter Benjamin Hopkins, a new transfer student who seems to have his eyes on our V-card-carrying heroine. He's gorgeous, funny, suave, athletic, and capable of making Spencer's knees wobble with a single glance. Spencer has never felt this way about anyone before, but is Ben truly V-worthy?
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  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 272 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416975588 | 
  • July 2009 | 
  • Grades 9 and up
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About the Author

Serena Robar
Photo credit to Mike Nakamura

Serena Robar

Serena Robar is the author of Giving Up the V, as well as three YA vampire books and co-author of Fendi, Ferragamo & Fangs. She lives in Maple Valley, Washington.


Author Revealed

Q. how did you come to write Giving Up the V?

A. I was sitting in the waiting room of the doctor's office when an older male doctor asked the young twenty something receptionist about his last patient. She was a teen who was brought in by her mother to get on the pill. The girl confided in the doctor that she wasn't ready to Give up the V yet. The doctor wasn't sure what that meant and had to ask the hip young receptionist. My eavesdropping paid off and Giving up the V was born.

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