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Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
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Gabrielle Zevin's debut novel, Elsewhere, was an ALA Notable Book and a Quills Book Award nominee. Of her writing, The New York Times Book Review said, "Zevin's touch is marvelously light even as she considers profundities." She lives in New York City.

Reviews

" Sensitive, joyful . . . Pulled by the heart-bruising love story, readers will stop to contemplate irresistible questions. " -- Starred, Booklist & nbsp; " A good read. " -- Kathy Taber, Kids Ink Children ' s Bookstore, Indianapolis, IN

"Sensitive, joyful . . . Pulled by the heart-bruising love story, readers will stop to contemplate irresistible questions."--Starred, "Booklist""" "A quiet exploration of identity and self-realization that is simultaneously thought provoking and entertaining.""--VOYA"""""
"Unique . . . Will be well received by teens."--"Kirkus Reviews"
"Honest and complex characterization grounds a thoughtful, suspenseful examination of memory and identity." "--The Horn Book"
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"""Zevin cooks up an entertaining love story . . . teens will identify with her vulnerability and her heightened feelings of alienation. And fans of psychological dramas won't want to put this book down." "--Publishers Weekly"
"A compelling read with intelligent dialogue that's also touching and funny.""--School Library Journal"
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"""A good read."--Kathy Taber, Kids Ink Children's Bookstore, Indianapolis, IN
"This book seems to be really accurate about how teens think . . . very refreshing and a great read!" --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader
"Zevin, already a great author, has outdone herself." --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader
"Zevin is a smooth and subtle stylist, creating particularly interesting characters here." -- "Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books"
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"This was a memorable book. Naomi was a likable, realistic character." --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

"Zevin is completely convincing on the intensity of early passion and the way it can evaporate in the rays of something new, and she has a light touch with the deceptively shallow anguish of adolescence."-"The New York Times Book Review"
"Sensitive, joyful . . . Pulled by the heart-bruising love story, readers will stop to contemplate irresistible questions."-"Booklist", Starred Review
"Zevin is just a great writer. . . . [She] gets all the details right."-"The San Francisco Chronicle"
"Zevin blends romance, changing friendships, and familial dysfunction with themes of chance, loss, and choice, and the result is a quiet exploration of identity and self-realization that is simultaneously thought provoking and entertaining."-"Voice of Youth Advocates"
"Unique . . . Will be well received by teens."-"Kirkus Reviews"
"Honest and complex characterization grounds a thoughtful,
"Zevin is completely convincing on the intensity of early passion and the way it can evaporate in the rays of something new, and she has a light touch with the deceptively shallow anguish of adolescence."--"The New York Times Book Review"
"Sensitive, joyful . . . Pulled by the heart-bruising love story, readers will stop to contemplate irresistible questions."--"Booklist," Starred Review
"Zevin is just a great writer. . . . [She] gets all the details right."--"The San Francisco Chronicle"
"Zevin blends romance, changing friendships, and familial dysfunction with themes of chance, loss, and choice, and the result is a quiet exploration of identity and self-realization that is simultaneously thought provoking and entertaining."--"Voice of Youth Advocates"
"Unique . . . Will be well received by teens."--"Kirkus Reviews"
"Honest and complex characterization grounds a thoughtful, suspenseful examination of memory and identity."--"The Horn Book"
"Zevin cooks up an entertaining love story . . . teens will identify with her vulnerability and her heightened feelings of alienation. And fans of psychological dramas won't want to put this book down."--"Publishers Weekly"
"A compelling read with intelligent dialogue that's also touching and funny."--"School Library Journal"
"I would definitely recommend this book to my high school students, especially teen girls."--"The ALAN Review"
"A good read."--Kathy Taber, Kids Ink Children's Bookstore, Indianapolis, IN
"This book seems to be really accurate about how teens think . . . very refreshing and a great read!"--A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader
"Zevin, already a great author, has outdone herself."--A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader
"Zevin is a smooth and subtle stylist, creating particularly interesting characters here."--"The Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books"
"This was a memorable book. Naomi was a likable, realistic character."--A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader
"This book was hard to put down."--A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader
"It conveys a sense of normal teenage pressures, but also presents a unique story."--A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

Zevin is completely convincing on the intensity of early passion and the way it can evaporate in the rays of something new, and she has a light touch with the deceptively shallow anguish of adolescence. "The New York Times Book Review"

Sensitive, joyful . . . Pulled by the heart-bruising love story, readers will stop to contemplate irresistible questions. "Booklist, Starred Review"

Zevin is just a great writer. . . . [She] gets all the details right. "The San Francisco Chronicle"

Zevin blends romance, changing friendships, and familial dysfunction with themes of chance, loss, and choice, and the result is a quiet exploration of identity and self-realization that is simultaneously thought provoking and entertaining. "Voice of Youth Advocates"

Unique . . . Will be well received by teens. "Kirkus Reviews"

Honest and complex characterization grounds a thoughtful, suspenseful examination of memory and identity. "The Horn Book"

Zevin cooks up an entertaining love story . . . teens will identify with her vulnerability and her heightened feelings of alienation. And fans of psychological dramas won't want to put this book down. "Publishers Weekly"

A compelling read with intelligent dialogue that's also touching and funny. "School Library Journal"

I would definitely recommend this book to my high school students, especially teen girls. "The ALAN Review"

A good read. "Kathy Taber, Kids Ink Children's Bookstore, Indianapolis, IN"

This book seems to be really accurate about how teens think . . . very refreshing and a great read! "A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader"

Zevin, already a great author, has outdone herself. "A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader"

Zevin is a smooth and subtle stylist, creating particularly interesting characters here. "The Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books"

This was a memorable book. Naomi was a likable, realistic character. "A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader"

This book was hard to put down. "A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader"

It conveys a sense of normal teenage pressures, but also presents a unique story. "A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader""


"Zevin is completely convincing on the intensity of early passion and the way it can evaporate in the rays of something new, and she has a light touch with the deceptively shallow anguish of adolescence." --The New York Times Book Review

"Sensitive, joyful . . . Pulled by the heart-bruising love story, readers will stop to contemplate irresistible questions." --Booklist, Starred Review

"Zevin is just a great writer. . . . [She] gets all the details right." --The San Francisco Chronicle

"Zevin blends romance, changing friendships, and familial dysfunction with themes of chance, loss, and choice, and the result is a quiet exploration of identity and self-realization that is simultaneously thought provoking and entertaining." --Voice of Youth Advocates

"Unique . . . Will be well received by teens." --Kirkus Reviews

"Honest and complex characterization grounds a thoughtful, suspenseful examination of memory and identity." --The Horn Book

"Zevin cooks up an entertaining love story . . . teens will identify with her vulnerability and her heightened feelings of alienation. And fans of psychological dramas won't want to put this book down." --Publishers Weekly

"A compelling read with intelligent dialogue that's also touching and funny." --School Library Journal

"I would definitely recommend this book to my high school students, especially teen girls." --The ALAN Review

"A good read." --Kathy Taber, Kids Ink Children's Bookstore, Indianapolis, IN

"This book seems to be really accurate about how teens think . . . very refreshing and a great read!" --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

"Zevin, already a great author, has outdone herself." --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

"Zevin is a smooth and subtle stylist, creating particularly interesting characters here." --The Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books

"This was a memorable book. Naomi was a likable, realistic character." --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

"This book was hard to put down." --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

"It conveys a sense of normal teenage pressures, but also presents a unique story." --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader


-Zevin is completely convincing on the intensity of early passion and the way it can evaporate in the rays of something new, and she has a light touch with the deceptively shallow anguish of adolescence.- --The New York Times Book Review

-Sensitive, joyful . . . Pulled by the heart-bruising love story, readers will stop to contemplate irresistible questions.- --Booklist, Starred Review

-Zevin is just a great writer. . . . [She] gets all the details right.- --The San Francisco Chronicle

-Zevin blends romance, changing friendships, and familial dysfunction with themes of chance, loss, and choice, and the result is a quiet exploration of identity and self-realization that is simultaneously thought provoking and entertaining.- --Voice of Youth Advocates

-Unique . . . Will be well received by teens.- --Kirkus Reviews

-Honest and complex characterization grounds a thoughtful, suspenseful examination of memory and identity.- --The Horn Book

-Zevin cooks up an entertaining love story . . . teens will identify with her vulnerability and her heightened feelings of alienation. And fans of psychological dramas won't want to put this book down.- --Publishers Weekly

-A compelling read with intelligent dialogue that's also touching and funny.- --School Library Journal

-I would definitely recommend this book to my high school students, especially teen girls.- --The ALAN Review

-A good read.- --Kathy Taber, Kids Ink Children's Bookstore, Indianapolis, IN

-This book seems to be really accurate about how teens think . . . very refreshing and a great read!- --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

-Zevin, already a great author, has outdone herself.- --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

-Zevin is a smooth and subtle stylist, creating particularly interesting characters here.- --The Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books

-This was a memorable book. Naomi was a likable, realistic character.- --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

-This book was hard to put down.- --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

-It conveys a sense of normal teenage pressures, but also presents a unique story.- --A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader

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