Read Tanya Egan Gibson's posts on the Penguin Blog. A playful, witty, and remarkably accomplished debut novel about how reading can save your life Asked to name her favorite book, sixteen-year-old Carley Wells answers, qNever met one I liked.q Her parents are horrified and decide to commission a book to be written just for her. They will be the Medicis of Long Island and buy their daughter The Love of Reading. At first, Carley's sole interest in the project is to distract Hunter, the young bibliophile she adores. But as Hunter's behavior becomes increasingly erratic, Carley begins to understand the importance of stories-and how they are powerful enough to destroy a person. Or save her. Tanya Egan Gibson's debut novel is an irresistible work of metafiction that dazzlingly embeds a book within the book, and boasts an unforgettably fresh narrator whose journey towards embracing literature will make you fall in love with reading all over again.Theya#39;d watch TV without cable. Theya#39;d learn how to take the bus. At night hea#39;d read aloud to her from his book, which would be the most amazing book in the whole world that no one couldna#39;t love. Theya#39;d hold hands and talk about their old anbsp;...
|Title||:||How to Buy a Love of Reading|
|Author||:||Tanya Egan Gibson|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2009-05-14|