mobi Ù BoneslandPaperback read Ü brendan lawley

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mobi Ù Bonesland Paperback read Ü brendan lawley ✓ A wild ride for young adults through the small town agonies of adolescence packed with sex drugs love and hip hop Bones Carter spends much of his time trying to avoid germs and the school bully Chase Barnes Then he meets Naya Kajang a new exchange student Naya is bNtapped potential Bones thinks she’s a bit lame But she makes him feel something he didn’t think he could A hilarious and touching debut full of oddball humour and incredible hear Bonesland is raw edgy and a razor sharp coming of age story that will blow your mindIt is also the debut book of Australian author Brendan Lawley and was short listed for the 2017 Text PrizeSixteen year old Bones Carter lives out bush in Banarang He can’t wait to finish high school leave his small town and backwater existence until he meets Naya a beautiful brilliant black exchange student Bones struggles to come to terms with his life and what he wants from his futureIt’s not often I come across writing that is so raw and pure it makes me ache but Bonesland did just that I felt Bones’ pain but I also had a sense of wonder Lawley’s writing is unfettered; it’s honest and wonderfully strongBonesland is definitely like a punch to the guts and it won’t be for everyone It reminded me of Salinger and Bukowski who strove to keep their writing bare and I admire Lawley for writing strong and diving deep It’s a book to poke and prod and make you suirm and it won’t be forgotten for a long time Lawley is definitely an author to watchRecommended for older young adult readers

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A wild ride for young adults through the small town agonies of adolescence packed with sex drugs love and hip hop Bones Carter spends much of his time trying to avoid germs and the sc ‘Bonesland kept me up until the wee hours It was a helluva rideI was in love with Bones from his first breath’ Scot Gardner ‘It’s rare we see teenage boys depicted in all their raw glory as we do in Bonesland Lawley captures all that’s repugnant about modern masculinity but reassures us that young Aussie men are not irredeemableI can see why this book was shortlisted for the Text Prize It should certainly spark some interesting conversations’ Paula Weston ‘has the raw feel of authenticity about ita book impressively full of energy and unexpectedly heart’ Adelaide Advertiser 'This debut is bursting with uirky humour and incredible heart You’re right there beside Bones as he rides wave after wave of emotionThere’s so much to love about this teen and the young author who created him' Herald Sun ‘This amusing poignant coming of age story deftly addresses some of the issues facing today’s teens from mental health to social media and puts a fresh spin on a familiar message about the value of being yourself’ BooksPublishing

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Bonesland Hool bully Chase Barnes Then he meets Naya Kajang a new exchange student Naya is brilliant black and beautiful and wants to free the world of prejudice She thinks Bones is a well of u I won this novel in a competition thanks to the generosity of the publishers Text Publishing I chose to write an honest review This was a terrific read Shortlisted for the annual Text Prize Bonesland follows the life of Ben “Bones” Carter and his life in small town Banarang Bones is a germaphobe like Ava in John Green’s novel “Turtles All the Way Down” and is obsessed by the number three He lives a life of mediocrity with a family that is slowly imploding Bones despised many of the people in his small town community and can’t wait to leave Until a night in Melbourne with his mates shows him the reality of the world and heralds the entrance of Naya an American exchange student who is out to fix the world Is she the solution to all Bones’ problems? Or will she wreak havoc for him and his town? There were many moments where Lawley expertly portrays small town Australian life and highlights the reason why people choose to stay instead of seeing the world Lawley’s characterisation is superb and really nails the dialogue Bonesland has many moments to make you laugh cry and gasp and the ending very nearly threw me until it went against the grain of my expectation Thanks Text Publishing for choosing to publish this great Australian novel