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Love and other perishable items

Laura Buzo

Love and other perishable items

by Laura Buzo

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Love,
  • Maturation (Psychology),
  • Work,
  • Friendship,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A fifteen-year-old Australian girl gets her first job and first crush on her unattainable university-aged co-worker, as both search for meaning in their lives.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLaura Buzo
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B98319 Lo 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25109418M
    ISBN 109780375870002, 9780375970009, 9780375986741, 9780307929747
    LC Control Number2011037579

    When I picked up a copy of Love and other perishable items, I was not expecting a seemed like a laid-back read to me. A light read that will help you kill time. Man, was I wrong. From reading the synopsis of the book, it seemed like a typical love story about young love, crushes and all the other stuff. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Love and Other Perishable Items at nd: Laura Buzo.

      Laura Buzo’s Love and Other Perishable Items is an Australian import, originally published under the title Good Oil and let me just say that this might be one of my favorite reads of I haven’t read the original version, but this book is infused with Aussie spirit and colloquialisms, yet it’s never in a way that is distracting, frustrating, nor distancing for this . Love and Other Perishable Items (Book): Buzo, Laura: A fifteen-year-old Australian girl gets her first job and first crush on her unattainable university-aged coworker, as .

      Book reviews. Love and Other Perishable Items Laura Buzo Review by Norah Piehl. Decem Laura Buzo, a social worker by profession, clearly understands the lives and concerns of young people, even if the young people about whom she writes are the kind of precocious youths who use words like “sangfroid” and who discuss Great. Love and Other Perishable Items is an enjoyable, if brief, young adult novel that has a striking voice for its lead character, fifteen-year-old Amelia. The story is simple. Amelia is an intelligent, free-spirited bookworm who takes a part-time job at a .


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Love and other perishable items by Laura Buzo Download PDF EPUB FB2

At its core, Love and Other Perishable Items is a book about romance, but it is much more smart and thoughtful than typical romantic fare yet it manages to maintain a (mostly) lighthearted tone.

It's totally approachable for all readers; some will adore the love story, others will enjoy the realistic depiction of these distinctly tumultuous /5(69). As seen on The Readventurer This book spoke to me like only very few do. It fit me like a perfect glove.

From the opening scenes when year old Amelia is totally in love with and obsesses over her too-old-for-her co-worker Chris (oh, those simultaneously horrifying and sweet K-Mart check-out flashbacks of Justin, cold sweat, mumbling and crimson cheeks); to /5(K).

Love and Other Perishable Items book cover. Photograph. n.d. “Design Observer.” 10 Oct. I Want Him. Photograph. n.d. A sweet and scathingly funny love story (kinda) from Australia.

A sweet and scathingly funny love story (kinda) from Australia. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since LOVE AND OTHER PERISHABLE ITEMS by Author: Laura Buzo. At its core, Love and Other Perishable Items is a book about romance, but it is much more smart and thoughtful than typical romantic fare yet it manages to maintain a (mostly) lighthearted tone.

It's totally approachable for all readers; some will adore the love story, others will enjoy the realistic depiction of these distinctly tumultuous /5(71).

About Love and Other Perishable Items. Love is awkward, as fans of Rainbow Rowell and E. Lockhart well know. Funny and heartbreaking in equal measure, this grocery store romance was a Morris Award Finalist for Best YA debut.

“Smart, honest and full of achingly real characters. And it made me laugh. Love is awkward, Amelia should know. From the moment she sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner. Lost. Sunk. Head over heels infatuated with him. It's problematic, since Chris, 21, is a sophisticated university student, while Amelia, 15, is Amelia isn't stupid.

She knows it's not gonna happen. So she plays it cool around Chris—at least, as cool as she can. Working /5(3). Love is awkward, as fans of Rainbow Rowell and E.

Lockhart well know. Funny and heartbreaking in equal measure, this grocery store romance was a Morris Award Finalist for Best YA debut."Smart, honest and full of achingly real characters. And it /5(12). Amelia isn't lonely. She has friends, a family, and co-workers at the local grocery store she works at.

At 15 years old, she is more mature than most and unlike other teens her age, she excels in school, reading the classics such as Great Expectations and enjoying the story. She's a good daughter too. She doesn't stay out all night and party, she doesn't do drugs, and she doesn't.

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Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo was a quietly beautiful coming of age story about the stickiness of crushes and first love but also just about all the facets of growing up –finding your place, seeing the imperfectness in the world and your family, etc.

Love is awkward, as fans of Rainbow Rowell and E. Lockhart well know. Funny and heartbreaking in equal measure, this grocery store romance was a Morris Award Finalist for Best YA debut."Smart, honest and full of achingly real characters.

And it made me laugh. What else would you want in a book?" —Melina Marchetta, Printz Award-winning authorFrom the moment /5(14). "Love can be awkward" is expressed as a theme because with the way things are for Amelia and Chris, it is awkward. Just starting as co-workers these two individuals soon create a friendship.

This is something that is new for Amelia though because she does not have many friends besides her best friend Penny. Love and Other Perishable Items works terrifically as a book about love and friendships and growing up: both Amelia and Chris are growing up, just in different ways. Amelia, as a fifteen year old; Chris, as a twenty-something That their lives intersect at this critical time for both is one reason their friendship works so well; and it’s to.

My first review on this channel- it's been a while, so sorry if it's a bit awkward. I'm giving this book about a /5, for reasons mentioned in the video. xx, natalia. At its core, Love and Other Perishable Items is a book about romance, but it is much more smart and thoughtful than typical romantic fare yet it manages to maintain a (mostly) lighthearted tone.

It's totally approachable for all readers; some will adore the love story, others will enjoy the realistic depiction of these distinctly tumultuous /5(23). Love and Other Perishable Items is a book about the day-to-day life of year-old Amelia working part-time as a cashier in a grocery store and crushing on her year-old coworker, Chris.

Sometimes it's perfectly nice and refreshing to read something so normal and inconsequential - especially since I read Love and Other Perishable Items right /5(11).

Get this from a library. Love and other perishable items. [Laura Buzo] -- From the moment year-old Amelia gets an after-school job at the local supermarket she is sunk, gone, lost, head-over-heels in love with Chris. Chris is the funny, charming, man-about-Woolies - but.

Book eBook: format_category_catalog: Books eBook: id: 8dfebfe5-b8d3d77cb4d8: isbn: item_details. Bib Id Item Id Shelf Loc Call Num Love and Other Perishable Items Love and other perishable items / Laura Buzo: title_short: Love and other perishable items: topic_facet: Friendship Love Maturation Author: Laura Buzo.

–Amelia, Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Bazo #book quote #love and other perishable items #laura bazo #age difference #yes #I can relate so much #this is how I felt when I was 16 #Hell I even felt this way when I wanted to date Kevin #good oil.

I’ve really been on quite a bender of Aussie YA books, given that I have so recently read a few. AddLove And Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo to the list of books to turn to for a solid, legit read. Buzo’s contemporary book is a quiet read of the desperation of unrequited love.Love and Other Perishable ItemsLaura Buzo Publication date: December 11th by Knopf Books for Young Readers Love is awkward, Amelia should the moment she sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner.

Lost. Sunk. Head over heels infatuated with him. It's problematic, since Chris, 21, is a sophisticated university.Love And Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo is of the realistic-fiction genre that explores the young minds of fifteen-year-old Amelia Hayes and twenty-one-year-old Chris Harvey.

Amelia is the new employee at one of the Coles supermarkets in Sydney, Australia, and energetic and confident Chris is her trainer.