The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily

The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily

When Lily Michaels-Ryan ditches her ADHD meds and lands in detention with Abelard, who has Asperger?s, she?s intrigued?Abelard seems thirty seconds behind, while she feels thirty seconds ahead. It doesn't hurt that he?s brilliant and beautiful. When Abelard posts a quote from The Letters of Abelard and Heloise online, their mutual affinity for ancient love letters connects When Lily Michaels-Ryan ditches her ADHD meds and lands in detention with Abelard, who has Asperger?s, she?...

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Title:The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily
Author:Laura Creedle
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Genres:Young Adult
ISBN:0544932056
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:352 pages pages

The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily Reviews

  • Cynthia
    Feb 25, 2018

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

    I never connected with Lily as a character and, consequently, didn't care all that much about her story. I liked Abelard and almost think I would have preferred the book told from his POV. ...

    The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily was a novel which had me interested as soon as I heard about it. It distinctly made me think of books like Made You Up by Francesca Zappia, and if you know how much I loved that book, then you understand how excited I was to read this novel. I was e...

    This was a one-sit read for me! Once I started, I couldn't stop. Come distractions and emotional upheavals, I couldn't put it down. Except for the occasions where the tenuous nature of first loves, what it means to have control over your life, and the question of what is broken and wha...

    I think everyone should read this book. It's such a lovely and charming love story about two different children who want to feel love. And it will melt your heart and it will leave you heartbroken,but when you meet Abelard and Lily you will not regret one minute spending with them. Not...

    I finished an ARC of this in one sitting. Lily and Abelard's story is sweet and unique and made me smile and, okay, made me cry a bit too. Being in Lily's POV pulls you into her challenges and frustrations and you can't help but root for her from chapter 1. Loved it! ...

    Such a great story! Lily and Abelard are such endearing characters. I am probably what you would call neurotypical, but I felt that I had a fascinating glimpse into what it must be like to live with severe ADHD and a tiny glimpse into the world of Asperger?s syndrome in our heroine a...

  • Julie
    Apr 16, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

  • Amanda Rawson Hill
    May 29, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

  • Beatrice Masaluñga
    Oct 26, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

  • Dahlia
    Nov 11, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

  • Emmy
    Apr 14, 2018

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

    I never connected with Lily as a character and, consequently, didn't care all that much about her story. I liked Abelard and almost think I would have preferred the book told from his POV. ...

  • Jessica (Book_Obsessed_Jess)
    Jul 07, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

  • Anna Priemaza
    Mar 15, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

  • Stacee
    Nov 26, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

  • Amy's Book Reviews
    Jul 06, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

  • Joshua Gabriel (Ever Bookish Josh)
    Aug 04, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

  • Rebecca
    May 31, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

    I never connected with Lily as a character and, consequently, didn't care all that much about her story. I liked Abelard and almost think I would have preferred the book told from his POV. ...

    The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily was a novel which had me interested as soon as I heard about it. It distinctly made me think of books like Made You Up by Francesca Zappia, and if you know how much I loved that book, then you understand how excited I was to read this novel. I was e...

    This was a one-sit read for me! Once I started, I couldn't stop. Come distractions and emotional upheavals, I couldn't put it down. Except for the occasions where the tenuous nature of first loves, what it means to have control over your life, and the question of what is broken and wha...

  • C.G. Drews
    May 05, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

  • Read InAGarden
    Dec 21, 2016

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

  • Nancy
    Mar 27, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

  • Rê
    Jan 29, 2018

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

  • Leann Elaine
    May 17, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

  • Lorna (fictionalflowerday)
    Nov 30, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

  • carolina ☾
    May 06, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

    I never connected with Lily as a character and, consequently, didn't care all that much about her story. I liked Abelard and almost think I would have preferred the book told from his POV. ...

    The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily was a novel which had me interested as soon as I heard about it. It distinctly made me think of books like Made You Up by Francesca Zappia, and if you know how much I loved that book, then you understand how excited I was to read this novel. I was e...

    This was a one-sit read for me! Once I started, I couldn't stop. Come distractions and emotional upheavals, I couldn't put it down. Except for the occasions where the tenuous nature of first loves, what it means to have control over your life, and the question of what is broken and wha...

    I think everyone should read this book. It's such a lovely and charming love story about two different children who want to feel love. And it will melt your heart and it will leave you heartbroken,but when you meet Abelard and Lily you will not regret one minute spending with them. Not...

    I finished an ARC of this in one sitting. Lily and Abelard's story is sweet and unique and made me smile and, okay, made me cry a bit too. Being in Lily's POV pulls you into her challenges and frustrations and you can't help but root for her from chapter 1. Loved it! ...

    Such a great story! Lily and Abelard are such endearing characters. I am probably what you would call neurotypical, but I felt that I had a fascinating glimpse into what it must be like to live with severe ADHD and a tiny glimpse into the world of Asperger?s syndrome in our heroine a...

    Thank you so much HMHTeen for sending me an ARC of The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily ? I really loved this story, and don?t know what else to say, that usually happens to me when I read a boom that I liked and loved. The characters, Abelard and Lily, were so real and perfect, I...

    By the middle, i was kind of done with it. ...

  • Ishmeen
    Sep 15, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

  • Samantha - WLABB
    Feb 23, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

  • Isidora
    Nov 19, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

    I never connected with Lily as a character and, consequently, didn't care all that much about her story. I liked Abelard and almost think I would have preferred the book told from his POV. ...

    The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily was a novel which had me interested as soon as I heard about it. It distinctly made me think of books like Made You Up by Francesca Zappia, and if you know how much I loved that book, then you understand how excited I was to read this novel. I was e...

    This was a one-sit read for me! Once I started, I couldn't stop. Come distractions and emotional upheavals, I couldn't put it down. Except for the occasions where the tenuous nature of first loves, what it means to have control over your life, and the question of what is broken and wha...

    I think everyone should read this book. It's such a lovely and charming love story about two different children who want to feel love. And it will melt your heart and it will leave you heartbroken,but when you meet Abelard and Lily you will not regret one minute spending with them. Not...

  • Danielle (Life of a Literary Nerd)
    Jul 20, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

  • Olivia-Savannah  Roach
    Dec 27, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

    I never connected with Lily as a character and, consequently, didn't care all that much about her story. I liked Abelard and almost think I would have preferred the book told from his POV. ...

    The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily was a novel which had me interested as soon as I heard about it. It distinctly made me think of books like Made You Up by Francesca Zappia, and if you know how much I loved that book, then you understand how excited I was to read this novel. I was e...

  • Rebeca
    Oct 17, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

    I never connected with Lily as a character and, consequently, didn't care all that much about her story. I liked Abelard and almost think I would have preferred the book told from his POV. ...

    The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily was a novel which had me interested as soon as I heard about it. It distinctly made me think of books like Made You Up by Francesca Zappia, and if you know how much I loved that book, then you understand how excited I was to read this novel. I was e...

    This was a one-sit read for me! Once I started, I couldn't stop. Come distractions and emotional upheavals, I couldn't put it down. Except for the occasions where the tenuous nature of first loves, what it means to have control over your life, and the question of what is broken and wha...

    I think everyone should read this book. It's such a lovely and charming love story about two different children who want to feel love. And it will melt your heart and it will leave you heartbroken,but when you meet Abelard and Lily you will not regret one minute spending with them. Not...

    I finished an ARC of this in one sitting. Lily and Abelard's story is sweet and unique and made me smile and, okay, made me cry a bit too. Being in Lily's POV pulls you into her challenges and frustrations and you can't help but root for her from chapter 1. Loved it! ...

    Such a great story! Lily and Abelard are such endearing characters. I am probably what you would call neurotypical, but I felt that I had a fascinating glimpse into what it must be like to live with severe ADHD and a tiny glimpse into the world of Asperger?s syndrome in our heroine a...

    Thank you so much HMHTeen for sending me an ARC of The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily ? I really loved this story, and don?t know what else to say, that usually happens to me when I read a boom that I liked and loved. The characters, Abelard and Lily, were so real and perfect, I...

  • Brinkley
    Feb 01, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

  • Nadhira Satria
    Mar 31, 2018

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

  • Brooke — brooklynnnnereads
    Dec 03, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

  • Leigh Mar
    May 13, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...

    4 ?Keep the #ownvoices books coming? Stars This book was so, so good. Cute. Heartbreaking, at times. Romantic. And above all, authentic. I?m not the best judge of ADHD or Asperger?s rep, but this sure felt like one of the most authentic representations of neurodiverge...

    ?For every horrible person in the universe, there is a truly amazingly good person waiting to undo the evil. It?s all a matter of timing.? The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily is such a beautifully rendered contemporary novel that resonates emotionally and effectively uses w...

    I loved so many things about this book, but mostly I loved Lily. Obviously, the hopeless romantic in me adored that Lily and Abelard found each other. These two people, who were considered "different" connected through the words of two long ago lovers, and from there, love flourished. ...

    Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks of herself as She-Hulk. She's constantly breaking things, acting on impulses, and generally feeling more monster than human, as her ADHD makes her feel like her brain is broken. And being a monster is lonely. But then she starts dating Abelard, who not only...

    **Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complementary copy of THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY in exchange for my honest review** GRADE: B 4 STARS Lily, impulsively kisses her classmate after going off her ADHD meds. Abelard is high functioning on the Autism Spectrum, does...

    The description on Edelweiss originally included information stating that Lily had ADHD and Abelard had Aspergers. I immediately thought I have to read this book. I want to see inside the minds of these characters. Creedle didn't disappoint in her writing. Lily is a fully formed charac...

    This book was everything. I finished it in a day and a half because I couldn't stop reading. The characters are all fully formed and so real and relatable. The insights into ADHD were fantastic. Such a beautiful book. ...

    I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this amazing story and I loved it. Lily is so raw and real and her struggles to make sense of her ADHD and her family and her love for Abelard made this book completely engrossing. ...

    What to say? All I can say is that I read this book over the course of two days, couldn't put it down and loved every word, every character and every moment that I spent with Lily and Abelard. Whew. I'm exhausted from all the emotions. ...

    I got to read this book as an ARC, and I must say it was wonderful! Lily is unique, but oh so familiar. There were many times where she would say or think something, and it was the same thing I had heard from my family members who are dyslexic or have ADHD. I felt like I was reading th...

    I don't know about the depiction of autism, and this is really not a book for people who hate instalove, but it was definitely interesting to read a YA with a female main character who has ADHD. That was my favorite aspect for sure. For me, it wasn't as successful with the romance or t...

    Overall, I enjoyed this book. It was a sweet love story and had good representation of people who aren't necessarily neurotypical. The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle follows the story of Lily Michaels-Ryan, a sixteen-year-old girl who suffers from ADHD and dysl...

    I never connected with Lily as a character and, consequently, didn't care all that much about her story. I liked Abelard and almost think I would have preferred the book told from his POV. ...

    The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily was a novel which had me interested as soon as I heard about it. It distinctly made me think of books like Made You Up by Francesca Zappia, and if you know how much I loved that book, then you understand how excited I was to read this novel. I was e...

    This was a one-sit read for me! Once I started, I couldn't stop. Come distractions and emotional upheavals, I couldn't put it down. Except for the occasions where the tenuous nature of first loves, what it means to have control over your life, and the question of what is broken and wha...

    I think everyone should read this book. It's such a lovely and charming love story about two different children who want to feel love. And it will melt your heart and it will leave you heartbroken,but when you meet Abelard and Lily you will not regret one minute spending with them. Not...

    I finished an ARC of this in one sitting. Lily and Abelard's story is sweet and unique and made me smile and, okay, made me cry a bit too. Being in Lily's POV pulls you into her challenges and frustrations and you can't help but root for her from chapter 1. Loved it! ...

  • Brina (5171MilesBooks)
    Nov 28, 2017

    Ohhh I have complicated feelings about this. On one side: I thought it's like the best ADHD (#ownvoices too!) rep I've read in a long time...plus it was a girl and girls with disabilities are totally underdone!! But on the other side: I felt it contradicted itself in some themes and ul...

    Thank you HMH Teen for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Love Letters of Abelard & Lilyis such a wonderful debut novel with protagonists that have an ADHD and Asperger Syndrome / Asperger's.Lily Michaels-Ryanand Abelard Mitchell have...

    This was a very interesting, thought provoking, and emotional read. There was much more depth than I expected and I really liked that because it made the story seem more raw and real. In all elements with this novel it seemed similar to a John Green novel. That isn't an insult AT A...

    HOLY FREAKING MOTHER THIS BOOK HAS A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC NARRATOR!!!!! AKA ME!!!!! (okay, I get he's a boy. BUT THERE'S A GIRL WITH ADHD!!!!) December can't come soon enough. ...

    First of all, I want to thank HMH teen for providing me an arc of this book via Netgalley I had been eagerly waiting for The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily to be released so when my request to review it was accepted, you can imagine how I grateful I was! I was really intrigued b...

    4.5 stars I loved this synopsis and was pretty eager to get into this story. Love love loved Lily and Abelard. I loved that they find each other and start the sweetest relationship. I loved being inside Lily?s head, but would have loved to get inside Abelard?s, even for just...

    Thank you, HMH Teen, for giving me an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is about being broken beyond repair in the eyes of the world and finding someone who thinks you're just fine. I'm glad that I've found another meaningful contemporary novel that deals w...

    A book with a female main character that have ADHD, written by an author that also have ADHD? My ADHD ass is living ...

    I feel like I am being pulled in multiple directions. I adored the cuteness of this book. There was so much to like...and dislike.... All quotes are not final until actual publication. You are a fractured snowflake, a pattern repeated in infinite detail in a world full of salt cr...

    2 Stars Read full review here: 5171 Miles Book Blog Thank you to HMH Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for providing an ARC for review. I think the coolest feature of this story was the authenticity of Abelard and Heloise, the two people Abelard and Lily bonded over. Abela...