Enter Ben: black belt, honour student, mind reader. After saving her from a pack of bullies, Ben tries to help Sasha find her way off of her silent island and back into the real world. But afraid his unusual talent will impede her recovery, Ben soon retreats, leaving Sasha alone, angry and in love.
Desperate to win Ben back, Sasha digs into her hazy past, hoping to jumpstart her voice. When she discovers that her family’s death might be more than just an accident, Sasha must face her fears head on as she tries to heal her broken psyche and figure out what really happened the night her parents died.
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"Author Laurie Plissner's debut novel portrays a defensive and smart-mouthed yet funny girl, damaged by tragedy, whose journey to recover her lost memories includes rediscovering herself. The protagonist's shocking findings are both frightening and dangerous, and the nonstop action draws the story to a most unlikely and terrifying ending." --New York Journal of Books
"Laurie Plissner's Louder Than Words is a fantastic debut for the older young adult audience. Plissner's writing style is witty, modern, and touching. Plissner manages to engage her reader with a smart and grieving protagonist, and a climax that will take the reader's breath away. Witty and unapologetic, Plissner's novel is a realistic representation of the teenage world: imperfect and complicated." --Book Addict blog
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Louder Than Words, Screwed: Amazon US, Amazon Canada, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound
"The characters were absolutely wonderful. The story was delightfully crafted with that special Shakespearean humor and banter but modernized. Tempestuous was an amusing and interesting read. A fantastic take on a classic with a magic all its own. Highly recommended to anyone looking for a fun, fluffy read with a little meat to it." --Refracted Light Reviews
"Laurie Plissner's Louder Than Words is a fantastic debut. Plissner's writing style is witty, modern, and touching. Plissner manages to engage her reader with a smart and grieving protagonist, and a climax that will take the reader's breath away." --Blogcritics