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The pen is mightier than the sword…

It isn’t easy, but telling something as it is, telling the truth, always seems more beautiful and more poetic than anything else,” says Mr. Graydon — the English teacher in Sarah Crossan’s simultaneously sweet and heartbreaking Apple and Rain. At first, he’s the teacher no one wanted, a replacement, and suddenly he spends the year treating his students […]

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June 26, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Emma @ Miss Print - Great post–I love seeing people comparing books with similar themes. It was nice hearing a more nuanced run down of both of these titles too (especially Every Last Word where I’ve seen so many reviews that all of the praise is starting to blend together).

June 24, 2015 - 11:59 am

Alexa S. - I loved this post, E! I love coming across characters who write in YA – it’s always so fun because I can identify so much with writing as an outlet and creative expression. I loved Every Last Word, and now I’m curious about Apple & Rain!

Estelle: Lexapros and Cons by Aaron Karo

Lexapros & Cons by Aaron Karo (website | twitter) Upcoming Publication Date: April 10, 2012 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Pages: 240 Target audience: Young adult Format read: Paperback ARC from ALA (Thanks!) Summary: Chuck just has to get through a few more months of high school — a place where he was mostly invisible […]

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November 28, 2012 - 9:01 am

Young Adult Review: Not Exactly a Love Story by Audrey Couloumbis - […] Because I have been spoiled with some great titles with refreshing male voices this year. (See: Lexapros and Cons, Curveball, Beautiful Music for Ugly […]

November 1, 2012 - 10:44 am

Rather Be Reading Blog Celebrates the Big One: Fun + Giveaway - […] Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills 2. Lexapros and Cons by Aaron Karo 3. Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill 4. Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry 5. Skinny by […]

June 16, 2012 - 11:06 am

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - I love books like this! (And you mentioned It’s Kind of a Funny Story, which I absolutely LOVED!) It sounds funny and cool and I can’t wait to read it.

April 8, 2012 - 9:14 am

Young Adult Blog: In My Mailbox: 14 - […] Estelle: Lexapros and Cons by Aaron Karo […]

April 4, 2012 - 7:15 pm

VeganYANerds - This sounds so great, Estelle! I too love books with a boy’s POV, they make for a great change from all the girl POVs out there. And there must be so many kids who have to deal with OCD while at school, it must be so difficult for them

April 4, 2012 - 8:51 am

April Books & Wine - It warms the cockles of my heart to see such love for Lexapros and Cons! I hope it gets ALL OF THE ATTENTION because it was a fabulous contemporary read and yo, I totally loved Chuck as a main character.