Only Love Can Break Your Heart (Paperback)Katherine Webber (author)
Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2019
From the author of the acclaimed Wing Jones comes a 'break-up' book about a Japanese-American teenager, set in the Palm Springs desert, California. Sometimes a broken heart is all you need to set you free... Reiko loves the endless sky and electric colours of the Californian desert.
It is a refuge from an increasingly claustrophobic life of family pressures and her own secrets. Then she meets Seth, a boy who shares a love of the desert and her yearning for a different kind of life. But Reiko and Seth both want something the other can't give them. As summer ends, things begin to fall apart. But the end of love can sometimes be the beginning of you...
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 277 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
'... navigates love and grief amid the claustrophobia of family expectations and peer pressure in Only Love Can Break Your Heart. ...Webber's complex, nuanced protagonist feels real and is memorable.' - The Observer
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“A book to break your heart, remind you of first love and how finding your own way can make you stronger. Amazing.”
I marvelled at Webber’s first novel ‘Wing Jones’ and thought it was achingly good. So, I was very keen to get my hands on her new novel, but also apprehensive.
I need not have worried. ‘Only Love Can Break Your... More
“Treasured every minute”
Beautifully written. I treasured every minute. I highly recommend this book to adults. I would like to thank walker books for sending me this wonderful novel to review. More of my review on bookread2day Wordpress com
I was lucky enough to receive an early copy of Only Love Can Break Your Heart from Walker books, and I'm so so happy that I did.
Despite it being March 2018 and quite chilly when I started reading, I was... More
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