Published on September 14th, 2017 | by Richard Boom0
Tillie Walden’s Debut Graphic Novel Is SPINNING with great reviews
Tillie Walden’s debut graphic novel Spinning comes out week, via quality publishing house First Second. It’s a story about the struggle to be yourself — and to find who you are in the craziness of everything that is life today.
Tillie Walden has a talent for writing books that draw you into her personal life. You read this book SPINNING and feel like you’re in high school again, struggling with love, family, and fitting in, all while you’re still figuring out who you are.
It’s an amazing autobiographical work that has something for everyone — readers who like sports, readers who like comics, readers who like contemporary YA, and readers who like LGBTQ stories.
“This beautiful story about sorrow, growth, and triumph will resonate in every reader’s heart.” — Laurie Halse Anderson on Tillie Walden’s Spinning
With lovely artwork, moving storytelling, and a strong emotional heart, this book is something really special.
Synopsis: Figure skating was Tillie Walden’s life. She woke before dawn for morning lessons, went straight to group practice after school, and spent weekends competing in glitter and tights. But as her interests evolve, from her growing passion for art to a first love realized with a new girlfriend, she begins to question how the close-minded world of figure skating fits in. Spinning is a poignant and captivating graphic memoir that captures what it’s like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know.
Trade Paperback | $17.99