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    Other Words For Love –Lorraine Zago Rosenthal

    “In 1985, just about everyone was afraid of two things: a nuclear attack by the russians and a gruesome death from the AIDS virus, which allegedly thrived on the mouth pieces of New York City public telephones. My best friend, Summer, however, didn’t worry about catching AIDS from a phone or anything else. She started kissing boys when we were twelve and wrote every one of their names in her diary, which had a purple velvet cover.” Ari is the average one,she only has Summer around and she feels invisible in her Brooklyn high school, her hair is too flat, her style too preppy and her personality too quiet. Summer…