An incredibly uplifting, thought-provoking and sharply beautiful debut. Once I started reading, I didn’t, actually couldn’t, stop. When I turned the last page I could quite easily have turned back to the beginning and started all over again. The first chapter smashed into my senses, sending them reeling, from then on in I was completely and totally engaged. Within a few pages you get a feel for the type of person Parker is, she’s different, and not just because of the obvious reason, but because she feels so real it almost hurts. Eric Lindstrom has created a wonderfully spiky and courageous character in Parker, as she tells her story you can hear her voice and picture every second as her personality bursts from the pages. With sharp kicks of wit and hugs of compassion ‘Not If I See You First’ is a wonderful read and I highly recommend it. ~ Liz Robinson
The sensational debut YA of 2016 that everyone will be talking about. Parker Grant doesn't need perfect vision to see right through you. That's why she created the Rules: Don't treat her any differently just because she's blind, and never take advantage. There will be no second chances. When Scott Kilpatrick, the boy who broke her heart, suddenly reappears at school, Parker knows there's only one way to react - shun him so hard it hurts. She has enough to deal with already, like trying out for the track team, handing out tough-love advice to her painfully naive classmates, and giving herself gold stars for every day she hasn't cried since her dad's death. But avoiding her past quickly proves impossible, and the more Parker learns about what really happened - both with Scott, and her dad - the more she starts to question if things are always as they seem. Not If I See You First illuminates those blind spots that we all have in life, whether visually impaired or not.
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Publication date: 31/12/2015
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||31st December 2015|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, Reader Reviewed Books, Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites,|
Novelist Eric Lindstrom is a veteran of the interactive entertainment industry. His writing has been nominated for a BAFTA award for Best Videogame Screenplay in Tomb Raider: Underworld. Not if I See You First was his debut novel, and A Tragic Kind of Wonderful his highly anticipated second novel.More About Eric Lindstrom