“The overall effect of the novel … is of marvelous fantasy sequences interspersed with the messiness of real-life romance. Lesh’s predicament … is presented sweetly and believably. Like his easy
“Brezenoff successfully immerses readers in the characters’ progression from awkward acquaintances to adorably besotted teens. In addition to alternating between their perspectives, he also spends time within both the digital
Just like the story itself, the launch event for GUY IN REAL LIFE will happen in St. Paul . . . at Addendum Books inside Subtext at the corner of
BREZENOFF, Steve. Guy in Real Life. 385p. ebook available. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray. Jun. 2014. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9780062266835. LC 2013021584.
Gr 9 Up–After some late night drinking at a heavy metal
GUY IN REAL LIFE (May, 2014) has its first star! Some choice cuts:
“Brezenoff conjures a wry, wise and deeply sympathetic portrait of the exquisite, excruciating thrill of falling in love.”
Steve Brezenoff’s second novel, Two Summers around the Fire, will be published by Carolrhoda Lab in Fall of 2011! More information about this young adult mystery will be available over
THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF –1 release party and reading has been scheduled! It will be held at Magers & Quinn in Minneapolis on Thursday, September 23, at 7:30!
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