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Title Crush : 26 real-life tales of first love / edited by Andrea N. Richesin.

Imprint Don Mills, Ont. : Harlequin, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    306.7 CRU    Available
Description 256 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents Introduction / Andrea N. Richesin -- What I kept / Jacquelyn Mitchard -- When it was all brand-new / Rebecca Walker -- A bruise for every broken heart / Kerry Cohen -- Sweet nothings / Robert Wilder -- The boy in the white VW bug / Ann Hood -- Creative writing / David Levithan -- Three little words / Lauren Oliver -- How Duran Duran saved my life / Katherine Center -- What good is sitting alone in your room? / Jon Skovron -- When we two parted / Sheila Kohler -- To Sir Anthony, with love / Daria Snadowsky -- It never was, not really / Steve Almond -- Red all over / Tara Bray Smith -- Consequently yours / Laurie Faria Stolarz -- Crush me / Suzanne Finnamore -- Love, illustrated / Melissa Walker -- What we know now / Katie Herzog -- Just a friend / Brendan Halpin -- Adam / Amy Greene -- My romantic past (or, What I heard on my relationship): a mix tape / Emily Franklin -- The subtle art of crush-suffocating / Joshua Mohr -- Olfactory / Catherine Newman -- Uncle Greg, a giant chicken, and the murderous pottery wheel / Heather Swain -- Giving up the ghost / Melissa Febos -- What Kitty taught me / Christopher Coake -- Before it gets complicated / Rebecca Woolf.
Summary Twenty-six authors return to the teenage bedrooms, school hallways and collage dorms of their youth to share passionate essays of love lost and found, and lessons learned along the way.
Subject Unrequited love -- Anecdotes.
First loves -- Anecdotes.
Interpersonal relations -- Anecdotes.
Fantasy -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Richesin, Andrea N.
ISBN 9780373892334 (pbk.)
0373892330 (pbk.)

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