You Don't Even Know

By Sue Lawson

**eBook Edition** A story of love, loss and forgiveness.

Alex Hudson is a good guy. He plays water polo. He has a part-time job. He’s doing okay at school. Then the thing that anchors Alex is ripped away and his life seems pointless. How can he make anyone else understand how he feels, when he doesn’t even know? You Don’t Even Know is the latest young adult fiction novel by award-winning Australian author Sue Lawson. Teen readers will identify with Alex as he struggles with family issues, self-acceptance and the death of a loved one in this realistic coming-of-age book. This is a story of love, loss and forgiveness. Find Sue online: “Devastating yet hopeful, You Don’t Even Know faces unflinchingly the guilt and pain that accompanies the loss of a loved one and the potential destruction that can come in the aftermath. Alex’s voice is authentic and his story brutal, told with an unselfconscious honesty that will resonate with teenage readers. Perfect for teenage fans of John Green and Melina Marchetta, You Don’t Even Know explores what it means to be part of a family and the struggle to be true to yourself.” Books+Publishing “This is a wonderful, heart breaking, life-affirming story that will appeal to its young adult audience from the first page. Highly recommended.” Reading Time magazine

About the author

Sue Lawson writes books for children and young adults. Her love for books began when she was a child on a farm in country Victoria where she spent her time reading, writing, listening to her father and grandfather’s stories and avoiding working with the cattle. These days, she's added stationery shops to her football obsession and when not writing, teaches and runs workshops for young people and adults. Sue’s novels include Forget Me Not and Pan’s Whisper, which was short-listed for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and winner of the 2012 Australian Family Therapists’ Award for Children’s Literature. Sue’s website is

ISBN: 9781922244239
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia
Release Date: September 1, 2013
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 336pp
Stock Status: Out of Print
Australian RRP: $15.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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