"An exhilarating, all-over-the-place, dark read bursting with light. Because
life is everywhere and it's nowhere. It makes absolutely no sense ... until it
does." Vivacious and outgoing, Amethyst August Nelson is the youngest daughter
in a family of six girls. All named after jewels and the months they were born.
Being the youngest in an all girl family isn't easy. It sucks. It's hard to
stand out in a sea of high heels. So when she meets Archie Leopold Smathers in
the fifth grade, he seems like the perfect friend; a guy and an only child. Who
could ask for more? Senior year, and they're still