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Better Off Friends

By Elizabeth Eulberg   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545872119 Paperback
288 Pages | 5.27" x 8.02" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545551458 Hardcover
288 Pages | 5.75" x 8.55" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545551465 Ebook
288 Pages | Ages 12 & Up

Can guys and girls ever really be just friends? Find out in Elizabeth Eulberg’s romantic comedy, now in paperback!

For Macallan and Levi, it was friends at first sight. Everyone says guys and girls can’t be just friends, but these two are. They hang out after school, share tons of inside jokes, their families are super close, and Levi even starts dating one of Mac’s friends. They are platonic and happy that way.

Eventually they realize they’re best friends — which wouldn’t be so bad if they didn’t keep getting in each other’s way. Guys won’t ask Mac out because they think she’s with Levi, and Levi spends too much time joking around with Mac, and maybe not enough time with his date. They can’t help but wonder . . . are they more than friends or are they better off without making it even more complicated?

From romantic comedy superstar Elizabeth Eulberg comes a fresh, fun examination of a question for the ages: Can guys and girls ever really be just friends? Or are they always one fight away from not speaking again — and one kiss away from true love?

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Better Off Friends:

"A pitch-perfect rom-com . . . A humorous and cozy story about friendships and relationships, and the oh-so-fine line between them." —Booklist

"Teens seeking light romance laced with just enough melancholy, setbacks, and relatable insecurities to make them want nothing but happiness for the characters will enjoy this." —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

"A fun if lightweight read that will appeal widely to romance fans." —Kirkus

"[Eulberg’s] account of an evolving relationship offers witty banter interspersed with pangs of unrequited love." —Publishers Weekly