Thirty Talks Weird Love by Alessandra Narváez Varela, Read by the Author
An Evocative Novel in Verse
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Alessandra Narváez Varela narrates her own poignant, evocative young adult novel in verse, Thirty Talks Weird Love. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss this expressive novel that is inspired by the author’s own life growing up in Juarez. Anamaria is a Mexican 13-year-old from Juarez who meets her 30-year-old self and wants nothing to do with her. Thirty gives strange advice, and isn’t the doctor that Anamaria wants to be, but a poet and teacher. This listen is resonant, transformative, and impactful.
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