Winter Town

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Dec 5, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 336 pages
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Every winter, straight-laced, Ivy League bound Evan looks forward to a visit from Lucy, a childhood pal who moved away after her parent's divorce. But when Lucy arrives this year, she's changed. The former "girl next door" now has chopped dyed black hair, a nose stud, and a scowl. But Evan knows that somewhere beneath the Goth, "Old Lucy" still exists, and he's determined to find her... even if it means pissing her off.

Garden State meets Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist in this funny and poignant illustrated novel about opposites who fall in love.

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User Review  - ManthaLockett - LibraryThing

Word Fest At the risk of sounding like an Apprentice contestant on a book marketing task, the USP of Winter Town has to be its combination of prose and images. Think the opening visuals of Juno, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - 68papyrus - LibraryThing

This book is a gem! Evan is a high school senior who plays by the rules his parents have dictated to him. Lucy, his friend since childhood, is much more of a free spirit but they balance each other ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Stephen Emond is the creator of Emo Boy, which ran for twelve issues and two collections with Slave Labor Graphics. He also won a national contest for his comic strip series Steverino, which ran for several years in his local Connecticut newspaper. His first novel, Happyface, was published in March 2010. You can find him at

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