February 4, 2013

Axel As Well

Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman

"You Will Never Forget Her"


Alex is not just your average teen dealing with emotions, identity and parents that are unwilling to listen or understand. Growing up Alex was always different, special. But now after making a life changing decision Alex is branded a weirdo and worse, and not just by strangers, just for accepting what Alex feels to be true on the inside. The struggles, conflicts and courage it takes to change a life and accept ones true self is a hard path to follow, especially for Alex.

Alex As Well is a challenging, charming and unique story of an individual who was raised as a boy, but who desperately want to be the girl Alex's feels to be on the inside. A story encompassing issues of gender, identity, acceptance and family. It tells of the pressures to conform to the expectations of peers, parents and society and the bravery it takes to challenge these expectations in order to be the person Alex is inside. A story that you will never forget and a girl you will remember always.
On sale: 31 January 2013
Price (AU): $19.99
ISBN: 9781922079237
Recommended age: 13+
In a word: Alex
Re-read it: yes
Recommend: yes
Star rating: four out of five

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