September 11th has been written about in YA before, but I really loved how it was examined in Hope and Other Punchlines. I was twenty -five and teaching elementary school on that terrible day and I remember very well the feeling that the world we live in was forever changed for the kids who looked […]
Author: Julie Buxbaum
Julie Buxbaum is the New York Times best selling author of Tell Me Three Things, her young adult debut, What to Say Next and the forthcoming Hope and other Punchlines (out May 7, 2019.) She’s also the author of two critically acclaimed novels for adults: The Opposite of Love and After You. Her work has been translated into twenty-five languages. Julie’s writing has appeared in various publications, including The New York Times. She is a former lawyer and graduate of Harvard Law School and lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two children, and more books than is reasonable.
Average Rating: 4
There is something about talking to someone online that creates a sense of comfort (obviously) and the feeling of a safety net when you are exposing emotions you wouldn’t necessarily divulge to someone, in person. Tell Me Three Things capitalized on that idea by creating a wonderful slow-building romance that was both honest and […]