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The Art of Picking Up Girls (and other dangerous things)

Category: Book
By (author): Walters, Eric
Subject:  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Dating & Sex
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience
Audience: young adult
Publisher: Penguin Canada
Published: September 2016
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 8.50in x 5.40in x 0.70in
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From The Publisher*A brand-new contemporary novel from bestselling author Eric Walters

Still reeling from a breakup with his long-term girlfriend, Graham Fox is less than thrilled to have to move to a new city and switch schools for senior year. But his decision to keep his head down and just get through the year is quickly challenged by Ethan Frost, former basketball player and trouble maker, whose talent at getting girls to go out with him is unmatched. In fact, he seems to have it down to an infallible science. Almost. Graham soon finds himself playing the role of wingman, as Ethan plunges them into a whirlwind of all-ages clubs, diners, support groups -- anywhere there's a chance to meet girls. Distracted from his own pain, Graham finds himself absorbing the "lessons" from Ethan, turning meeting girls into a game. That is, until he meets someone who challenges everything Ethan has taught him.
"Say You Will tackles standard YA themes including relationships, friends, the trials of high school, being yourself, and fitting in, and does so in classic Walters fashion, with strong teen characters and narratives. The story is equally funny and serious, and is a fast, easy read." Quill & Quire
Biographical NoteERIC WALTERS is one of Canada's best-known and most prolific writers of fiction for children and young adults. His books have won over 120 awards, including thirteen separate children's choice awards, and have been translated into thirteen languages. He lives in Guelph, Ontario, and is the founder of Creation of Hope, a charity that provides care for orphans in the Mbooni district of Kenya. In 2014 Eric was named a Member of the Order of Canada "for his contribution as an author of literature for children and young adutls whose stories help young readers grapple with complex social issues." The author lives in Guelph, Ontario.