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The Treasure Map of Boys

The Treasure Map of Boys
By E. Lockhart
Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2009
Source: Library

From Goodreads:
Ruby is back at Tate Prep, and it’s her thirty-seventh week in the state of Noboyfriend. Her panic attacks are bad, her love life is even worse, and what’s more: 

Noel is writing her notes, Jackson is giving her frogs, Gideon is helping her cook, and Finn is making her brownies. Rumors are flying, and Ruby’s already-sucky reputation is heading downhill. 


Not only that, she’s also: running a bake sale, learning the secrets of heavymetal therapy, encountering some seriously smelly feet, defending the rights of pygmy goats, and bodyguarding Noel from unwanted advances.

In this companion novel to The Boyfriend List and The Boy Book, Ruby struggles to secure some sort of mental health, to understand what constitutes a real friendship, and to find true love—if such a thing exists.


This was the BEST Ruby Oliver yet. I was so happy with her decisions. She learned a lot in this book. It was my fav. The ending was perfect! Just like a teen movie. Until I got to the acknowledgements, in which E. Lockhart named-dropped virtually every YA author out there. Ugh. I still am looking forward to the next one, though. And I'll skip the acknowledgements. 

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