I have to say, as a YA Librarian, I really feel Blake Nelson-in "DESTROY ALL CARS", as well as in his other YA books-has perfectly captured the angst, frustration and passion of a young man trying to find some authenticity in himself and his peers. He brings me, and my patrons, right back to a time when what was most important was becoming who you will be, and what better, more fruitful time is there? I love his books, as do my teens, for their humor and accessibility, esp. in this time of Vampires and vapid Pop stars. Teenagers are so much more than the sum of their parts, and it's wonderfully refreshing to read an author who understands that. Thanks, Blake! Keep writing, please. We need you!
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