Jan 30, 2010

In My Mailbox #4


Butterflies, by Susanne Gervay.

Coping with severe burns, the hospital and doctors is not easy when all you want to do is be a teenage girl.

Katherine was severely burnt in an accident when she was two years old. Now 17, she lives with her mother and 22 year-old sister. Their father left the family when they were very young. Katherine still needs regular skin grafts.

This is a moving and well-written tale of emotional and physical damage and Katherine′s need to overcome her fears. It is a positive story of individual strength and family love. Whether a person is physically damaged or ′perfectly normal′ life still has to be lived and the story of Katherine and her friends relates to all teenagers.

That's Why I Wrote This Song, by Susanne Gervay.

'That's Why I Wrote This Song' is the journey of four sixteen-seventeen year old girls and their relationships with their fathers - the good, the bad and the PSYCHO - and how that impacts on their relationships with boys, each other and their lives.

thanks susanne for sending me these two awesome books!
can't wait to read them.
susanne's an aussie author, and this is why i wrote this song will be reviewed here in feb.
stay tuned!

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5 monkey thought (s):

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Fab covers :D

brizmus said...

ooh! These look cooL!

Bookalicious Ramblings said...

Oooh, I love the sounds and the look of both!

Rebecca said...

Great books you got this week. Hope you enjoy reading them.

jason007 said...

The cover of 'That's Why I Wrote This Song' was complex to create - see my website to find out all the craziness that went into making it. www.sgervay.com

I love the cover of that and also 'Butterflies'.

Log this blog Ella.

Susanne Gervat

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