Author(s): Mariko Tamaki
Montgomery Sole is a square peg in a small town, a girl with two mums forced to go to a school full of homophobes and people who don't even know what irony is. Her saving grace - her two best friends Thomas and Naoki. Monty's obsessed with paranormal mysteries like ESP, astrology, superpowers, and the healing powers of frozen yogurt, but when strange things actually start happening to Monty, she realizes that the greatest mystery of all is herself. Thoughtful, funny, and honest, this book will make you want to laugh and cry over a big cup of frozen yogurt, with extra toppings on top and your best friends at your side.
A beautiful and offbeat novel from Mariko Tamaki, co-creator of the bestselling Printz Honor and Caldecott Honor Book This One Summer.
"As with Montgomery Sole, my life is made bearable and glorious by a Mystery Club - a group of authors who tell the truth with wit and verve and style. Mariko Tamaki is in this club. Truth be told she s the coolest member." Daniel Handler, author of "Why We Broke Up" and" We Are Pirates" ""Saving Montgomery Sole "is a beautiful and eloquent book that perfectly captures the yearning for a mystery larger than ourselves." Holly Black, author of "The Darkest Part of the Forest""Mariko Tamaki treasures and tears apart the quirky, confounding, and awkwardly beautiful parts of being a teenager, lending her unique talent and authentic voice to a cast of oddballs who also happen to be our neighbors, friends, and family." Corey Silverberg, author of "Sex Is a Funny Word"
Mariko Tamaki is a Canadian writer. Her works include the graphic novels "This One Summer" (Printz Honor and Caldecott Honor Book) and "Skim," both with Jillian Tamaki, and "Emiko Superstar "(DC Comics), with Steve Rolston. Her first YA novel"(You) Set Me on Fire" was published by Penguin Canada. Mariko lives in Oakland, California.