Aidan Chambers has received international acclaim and won every major young adult prize, including the Michael L. Printz Award and the Carnegie Medal. He lives in Gloucester, England, with his wife, Nancy. To learn more, visit him online at www.aidanchambers.co.uk.
The pace is kind of slow, but this wouldn't be a story you could rush.
I enjoyed the thoughts of writing and books but I really love the two main characters and the relationship they developed.
That said, Dying to Know You could be a tough sell, because it is just very much not like what I would have expected.
When Karl's girlfriend wants him to tell her how he feels, he can't find the words. Desperate to please the girl he can't believe likes him, he finds her favorite author and begs... Read morePublished on June 9, 2012 by Laura A. Jackson
Dying to Know You is interesting and unusual in that while it is a book meant for young adults, the story is narrated by the seventy-five year old (unnamed) author Karl asks for... Read morePublished on June 9, 2012 by Kris
This book is an amazing story about life and the friendships we make.
The story is about an 18 year-old boy named Karl, coming to terms with himself and with life. Read more
This looked like an interesting read so when I saw it pop up, I requested it. I didn't really know much going in but I ended up finding a lot to recommend it and to differentiate... Read morePublished on May 6, 2012 by bookworm1858
I was honestly disappointed with this book. It didn't hold my attention and I found myself trying to multitask as I read it - something I never do with my books. Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by Mandi Kaye