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The Haters
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A band. A road trip. A gig that maybe doesn't suck. Corey and Wes are convinced nothing cool can come of their lame summer at jazz camp, when along comes Ash - all blonde hair and brash words - who cracks their world wide open. Finally, something they can't seem to hate. Convinced that a great musician is made on the road, the three friends flee camp and begin the epic, hilarious road trip: The Haters Summer of Hate Tour. Amidst sneaking into seedy bars, evading their parents and the police, and spending every minute together in a makeshift tour bus, romance blossoms and bursts and hygiene takes a back seat. Wes begins to realize the limitations of hating everything: it keeps you at a convenient distance from something, or someone, you just might love.
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A wry and witty new coming-of-age story from the New York Times bestselling author of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, now an award-winning film.

About the Author

Jesse Andrews is a writer, musician, and former German youth hostel receptionist. He is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in Brooklyn, New York, which is almost as good as Pittsburgh. His debut novel Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is now an award-winning film. He is currently directing his first feature-length film, Empress of Serenity. Visit him online at www.jesseandrews.com

Reviews

The Haters is terrific. Shocking and funny, unsettling and charming. -- Roddy Doyle A teen road-trip movie waiting to happen. * Sydney Morning Herald * Truly hilarious... A teen road trip packed with music and drama. * Kirkus * An uproariously funny addition to the teen-road-trip canon... Readers will be sucked into this story, a raunchy bromance in the vein of Superbad, which celebrates friendship and adventure... Effortlessly readable, deeply enjoyable * Booklist, starred review * This was probably the funniest book I've ever read... Everyone should read this book. * Guardian on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl * Dead funny... Shows just how much fun reading and writing can be. * The Australian on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl * Funny, warm, enjoyably scatterbrained. * Observer on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl * This surprising gem is at once moving and hilarious... Greg and his misadventures will have you laughing out loud. * Book Trust on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl * Hilarious, irreverent, sometimes rude and ultimately very touching. It's a great read and is highly recommended. * Canberra Times on Me Earl and the Dying Girl * An exhilarating and emotional look at the tests and trials of teenage life. * Evening Standard on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (film) * Sparkling with smart humour, brutal honesty and imaginative cinematography. * Indiewire on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (film) *

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