Willow Grey thought she would spend the rest of her life in a small town in Georgia with her best friend, Max Montgomery. But Willow’s mom decides to move to Las Vegas so she can work as a hypnotist with Willow as her assistant. Willow adapts to her new world but talks to Max on the phone every night about every important detail of her life, well, except for the fact that she is in love with him.
Eight years later Willow and her mom return to Georgia and everything is different. Max has a girlfriend and Willow starts senior year as an outsider. She decides to use hypnotism as a way to solve her problems, trying it out on Quinton, hottie football player, only to discover she has made everything even worse. How can you control the human heart? 310 pages Ages 13 and up
Recommended by Deborah Cohen, Librarian, New Jersey