'An important contribution to the YA literary can and a welcome reminder that love is love, matter what.' - Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author The first YA vel from bestselling author Liz Kessler, Read Me Like A Book is a brave, honest and vital coming-out story that follows one girl's exploration of love, identity and sexuality. Ashleigh Walker is having a difficult year. She's struggling at school, and coming home to parents who are on the verge of divorce. She kws she should be happy spending time with her boyfriend - but, for some reason, being around him just makes her worry more. It's only in her English teacher, Miss Murray, that she feels she's found a kindred spirit. Miss Murray helps Ashleigh develop her writing skills and her confidence - but what happens when boundaries begin to blur? What will the repercussions be for Ashleigh? And how will she navigate her own sexuality?
Liz Kessler studied English at Loughborough University, has worked as a teacher and a journalist and has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University. Liz now lives in Cornwall. Find out more at www.lizkessler.co.uk and follow her on Twitter @lizkesslerbooks and like her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lizkesslerchildrensauthor. For more about what this project means to Liz, read her blog at awfullybigblogadventure.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/lets-get-this-out-thereliz-kessler.html