Sex & Violence
Sex has always come without consequences for seventeen-year-old Evan. Until he hooks up with the wrong girl and finds himself in the wrong place at very much the wrong time. After an assault that leaves Evan scarred inside and out, he and his father retreat to the family cabin in rural... show more
Sex has always come without consequences for seventeen-year-old Evan. Until he hooks up with the wrong girl and finds himself in the wrong place at very much the wrong time. After an assault that leaves Evan scarred inside and out, he and his father retreat to the family cabin in rural Minnesota—which, ironically, turns out to be the one place where Evan can't escape other people. Including himself. It may also offer him his best shot at making sense of his life again.
Publish date: 2013-10-01
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Fabulous, gripping, and a killer voice. It's an engrossing and harsh-but-funny read as well as a thought-provoking exploration of how sex and violence affect young people. Read it. You won't regret it.
I almost didn't read this. The blurb had a bit of a catch, but it made Evan sound like your typical player in the new adult genre. This book is more YA than New Adult. Evan is technically in high school throughout. I also thought that the title was flashy and attention grabbing, but made me think th...
What I found most satisfying and moving with Mesrobain’s Sex and Violence was the pure honesty of the characters. This book is for mature readers as the language and the subject matter is forthright and open, nothing is covered up. It’s real and it’s all contained within these pages if you can ha...
SEX & VIOLENCEAt first you don’t see the connection...And then you get the absolute living shit beaten out of you for fucking with the wrong girl! Well, that’s not entirely true, said girl had an arsehole ex that couldn’t accept that she was no longer his & he had an equally arseholey friend that w...
1.5 starsIt is difficult to rate this book as it was near impossible to actually like any of the characters. There were glimmers of hope for Evan's character but ultimately I failed to see much actual growth and definitely did not witness any moral growth. Yes, Evan eventually overcomes his PTSD and...