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No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not even [my friend] Brian, who probably actually doesn’t. The Best Christmas Present Ever! Hard Love By Ellen Wittlinger. One long bus wllen later, they arrive at the conference surrounded by cabins and writers. John also likes another zine by this girl, Diane Tree. It was like a caterpillar transforming into a winged butterfly. By planting himself in Tower Records the day she drops off the latest issue, John manages to arrange a coffee date that extends over several Saturday mornings.

He greets wittlinher with his own zine, Bananafish, and the two become fast but unlikely friends.

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Must redeem within 90 days. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. When John tries to kiss her, Marisol refuses. Lovd, John mistakes this growing intimacy for love, and a disastrous date to his junior prom leaves that friendship in ruins.

I’m lucky that I read it I picked it up on a whim and I think that anyone who has struggled with unrequited love needs to read it, too.

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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. The awkwardness of awakening sexuality, a growing preoccupation with identity, and crossing the line from friendship to more are all themes here with which teens will readily identify. Your display name should lovs at least 2 characters long. Sure, it isn’t a perfect novel or even a classic like The Great Gatsby, but it gave me something that I wouldn’t have gotten otherwise.

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Printz Winners and Honor Books”. This work did flow, kept your interest and had a sittlinger quality. With keen insight into teenage life, Ellen Wittlinger delivers a story of adolescence that is fierce and funny — and ultimately transforming — even as it explores the pain of growing up.


John becomes enamored of a zine called Escape Velocity and vows to meet its author, Marisol. Set up a giveaway. Views Read Edit View history. Ages 12 and older –Jennifer Hubert From Publishers Weekly Wittlinger’s Lombardo’s Law somewhat overdramatized account of unrequited love explores witt,inger complexity of relationships in the s.

Buy the eBook Price: While at first their friendship is based on zines, dysfuntional families, and dreams of escape, soon hafd John ellwn Marisol begin to shed their protective shells.

There was a “coming out” for John not as a gay guy but as an alive human being. Hard Love Trade Paperback Overall rating No ratings yet 0. It is a brave story of friendship, hard love, and for John, hard family.

See all Editorial Reviews. Archived from the original on Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Desperately hoping to fix things, John convinces Marisol to come with him to a zine conference on Cape Cod. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The Three Little Pugs: You’ve successfully reported this review.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. She successfully depicts her characters as thoughtful, reflective, autonomous teens who are well aware of the challenges they face.