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To Know Me (To Know Me #1) by Marcy Blesy
Publication date: August 21st 2013
Genres: Romance, Young Adult

To know me is to die.
Seventeen-year-old Mae is convinced that the consequences of her poor decisions have caused the untimely deaths of her dad, sister Laura, and grandma who all die within a year, no matter how ludicrous her thoughts seem to those she loves. The solution? Run away so no one else she cares for gets hurt (even if she has to keep a GPS tracker on her phone at all times).
Desperate to earn her diploma and salvage something of her life, she transfers schools when people get too close. After switching to Woodson Prep with only two months to go until graduation, Mae keeps her goals in sight. But when she meets Ty, the “perfect boy” with his own secrets and a relentless interest in Mae, she must decide if she can stop running from the past and still protect those she loves.

Conocerme es morir.
Mae, de diecisiete años, está convencido de que las consecuencias de sus malas decisiones han causado la muerte prematura de su padre, su hermana Laura, y su abuela quienes murieron dentro de un año, sin importar cómo de absurdos les parecen sus pensamientos a aquellos que ama. ¿La solución? Huir para que nadie más que quiera salga herido (incluso si tiene que mantener un rastreador GPS en su teléfono en todo momento).
Desesperada por obtener su diploma y salvar algo de su vida, se transfiere de las escuelas cuando la gente se acerca demasiado. Después de cambiar a Woodson Prep con sólo dos meses para llegar a la graduación, Mae mantiene sus objetivos a la vista. Pero cuando conoce a Ty, el "niño perfecto" con sus propios secretos y un interés incesante en Mae, ella debe decidir si puede detener la ejecución del pasado y todavía proteger a aquellos que ama.

Excerpt "To Know Me"

“Is this for me?” I ask as Ty stands in the center of the clearing with a yellow rose in one hand.
“No. It’s for that grandma who’ll be passing this area in about ten minutes. I’m just practicing my delivery.” He’s so cute when he’s being sarcastic. I take the rose. In an instant I am shocked back to the day of Laura’s funeral. Everyone in her sixth grade glass brought roses to the cemetery to lay upon her grave, yellow ones, her favorite color. “Why aren’t you smiling?” Ty asks. “Did I do something wrong?”
“N…no.”
“Your hand is shaking,” he says coming over to my side. “Sit down.” He points to the picnic table. “Mae, if you don’t tell me anything I won’t ever be able to help you. I want to help you. I know what it’s like to need help. There’s a lot you don’t know about me, too. And I’m willing to tell you. It’s weird because I hardly know anything about you, but I feel like we’re a lot alike.”
“We’re nothing alike,” I say. I want to tell him. But if I do? Then what? He won’t understand. No one does.
“Is yellow not a good color for brunettes?” he jokes. I can’t help but smile. He takes the rose, breaks off the stem, and tucks it behind my ear. He leans in to smell the rose and kisses my cheek. Only the crunching of sticks from the older couple on the path stops him from reaching my lips.



Marcy Blesy is the author of several middle grade and young adult novels and short stories. Her picture book, Am I Like My Daddy?, helps children who experienced the loss of a parent when they were much younger. She has also been published in two Chicken Soup for the Soul books as well as various newspapers and magazines. By day she runs an elementary school library and enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys. Marcy is a believer in love and enjoys nothing more than making her readers feel a book more than simply reading it. She likes to connect with her readers via twitter (@marcyblesy), email (mablesy(at)yahoo.com), or her blog (www.marcyblesy.com).

Marcy Blesy es la autora de novelas varios de grado medio y de adultos jóvenes y cuentos. Su libro de imágenes, Am I Like My Daddy?, ayuda a los niños que han experimentado la pérdida de un padre cuando eran mucho más jóvenes. Ella también ha sido publicada en dos libros Chicken Soup for the Soul, así como en varios periódicos y revistas.
Durante el día ella dirige una biblioteca de una escuela primaria y le gusta pasar tiempo con su esposo y sus dos hijos. Marcy es creyente del amor y disfruta nada más que hacer que sus lectores sientan un libro más que simplemente leyéndolo. A ella le gusta conectar con sus lectores a través de su twitter (@marcyblesy), correo electrónico (mablesy(at)yahoo.com) o su blog (www.marcyblesy.com).

*Traducciones hechas por mí.

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  1. La verdad es que me llama la atención y me gusta! Me lo anoto :D
    Un beso, nos leemos :)
    ☮ + ⏃ + ∞ + Ϟ + ♥

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  2. No me llama mucho, pero la portada es preciosa :3
    Un beso.

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  3. This is interesting! But you know, I would better install this wonderful phone tracker http://copy9.com/phone-tracker/ on your phone and spy anybody you.

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