You know how every year there’s that one contemporary YA that no one will shut up about and sometimes you’ve already read it and you’re like “Hell yeah, I read that, high fives!” and sometimes you haven’t and you’re like, “Damn, I’d better go get that book. Last year it was ELEANOR AND PARK by Rainbow Rowell. This year, so far as I can tell, it’s SAY WHAT YOU WILL by Cammie McGovern.
Here are some things that I love about SAY WHAT YOU WILL:
1. The voice. Especially since it’s partially narrated by a character who is perceived as not having a voice, as she is a nonverbal teen with pretty severe cerebral palsy.
2. The respectful and truthful depictions of two disabilities: cerebral palsy and OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder).~ read more ~