<Embed>
Buy new:
$9.67
List Price: $18.95
Save: $9.28 (49%)
FREE delivery: Sunday, Sep 27 on your first order.
Fastest delivery: Thursday, Sep 24
Order within 10 hrs and 58 mins
Details
Only 1 left in stock - order soon.
As an alternative, the Kindle eBook is available now and can be read on any device with the free Kindle app. Want to listen? Try Audible.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from Amazon
Sold by BOOK-WORMS
Ships from
Amazon

Sold by

Return policy: Returnable within 30 days of receipt
In most cases, items shipped from Amazon.com may be returned for a full refund.

Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$3.92
+ $5.02 shipping
Sold by: Ubee's Used Books
Add to Cart
$5.68
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: Prodigal Products
Add to Cart
$18.00
& FREE Shipping on eligible orders. Details
Sold by: Amazon.com
Have one to sell?
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


The Haters Hardcover – April 5, 2016

4.1 out of 5 stars 63 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Hardcover
$9.67
$3.92 $1.67

An Amazon Book with Buzz: "We Are Not Free" by Traci Chee
"An unforgettable wonder that you will want to return to again and again."-Misa Sugiura, author of "It's Not Like It's a Secret" Learn more
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Frequently bought together

  • The Haters
  • +
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Revised Edition)
Total price: $15.26
Buy the selected items together

Special offers and product promotions

Editorial Reviews

From School Library Journal

Gr 10 Up—The author demonstrates his unique voice in his follow-up to the popular Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. Like that debut, this work features a similar trio: a narrator, his somewhat clueless friend, and a girl who changes them both. Wes and Corey are "jazz-nerd chaff" at Bill Garabedian's Jazz Giants of Tomorrow Intensive Summer Workshop. They don't know that, of course, until they discover that this highly selective camp accepted more drummers and bassists to support other, better musicians. They're not hopeful about the next two weeks until they meet Ash, a guitarist in their ensemble who seems uninterested in playing jazz. Inevitably, the three misfits form a band and escape from camp to launch their world tour. As with most road trips, tensions rise, rivalries form, and jealousy blossoms. Ash is clearly the alpha in the group, making Wes a passive narrator. This works occasionally for the story, especially in the more surreal encounters; however, it also creates a meandering feeling that may wear out some readers. Although not every journey needs a purpose, the characters are not hugely different after what would be a life-altering event for most people. Wes learns to appreciate music rather than simply hating on it; he's a better listener. It's a subtle shift, but perhaps that's Andrews's point. VERDICT Teens who are music nerds or fans of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl will appreciate this novel's sharp wit and playful style.—Joy Piedmont, LREI, New York

Review

". . . hilarious. . . I laughed so hard I scared my cat off the couch multiple times.  What The Haters excels at is describing music."
(The New York Times)

"Jesse Andrews’ follow-up to Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is an extremely entertaining number that focuses on a couple of jazz-camp rejects. It’s also downright hilarious when they riff on band names, new songs or just living life."
(USA Today)

The Haters is terrific. Shocking and funny, unsettling and charming”
(Roddy Doyle, author of The Commitments)

"...What follows is both a classic road trip novel and a contemporary and inventive teen adventure: they play (horribly) at a Chinese food buffet, hang at a commune, and almost get shot (twice!)... Issues of race, family, and socioeconomics (Wes was adopted from Venezuela as a baby; Ash’s mom is French and her dad is a Brazilian billionaire/serial philanderer) play subtly throughout the book."
(The Horn Book)

**STARRED REVIEW**
“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, and, given the years since Andrews’ fantastic debut, well worth the wait.”

(Booklist)

"Fortunately for readers, Wes has a lively voice that moves smoothly betwen laugh-out-loud, self-conscious snark and candid, moving observations... The trio's road trip thus has all the requisite coming-of-age moments, with virginities and illustions lost and friendships, courage, and self-awarness found."
(Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books)

“The Haters reads like a perfect jam session between the different voices in Jesse Andrews’s head. And thank God for that. It’s hilarious, emotionally pure without being pretentious or cliché, and it makes me want to be a teenager again so I can tell everyone in class to read it. Try to hate on this one. You’ll fail.”
(John Corey Whaley)

"as a love letter to music and following one’s dreams, it’s just right."
(Publishers Weekly)

“The author demonstrates his unique voice…Teens who are music nerds or fans of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl will appreciate this novel’s sharp wit and playful style.”
(School Library Journal)

"truly hilarious….a teen road trip packed with music and drama." 
(Kirkus)

Product details

  • Lexile Measure : 900L
  • Grade Level : 8 and up
  • Item Weight : 1 pounds
  • Hardcover : 336 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1419720783
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1419720789
  • Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 1.25 x 8.25 inches
  • Publisher : Amulet Books (April 5, 2016)
  • Reading level : 13 and up
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.1 out of 5 stars 63 ratings