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Crazy Messy Beautiful

Carrie Arcos

From National Book Award finalist Carrie Arcos--a fresh take on happily ever after, and friendship, that is anything but a love story. When your namesake is Pablo Neruda-the greatest love poet of all time-finding "the one" should be easy. After all, sixteen-year-old aspiring artist Neruda Diaz has been in love many times before. So it's only a matter of time before someone loves him back. Callie could be that someone. She's creative and edgy, and nothing like the girls Neruda typically falls for, so when a school assignment brings them together, he is pleasantly surprised to learn they have a lot in common. With his true love in reach and his artistic ambitions on track, everything is finally coming together. But as Neruda begins to fall faster and harder than ever before, he is blindsided by the complicated nature of love-and art-in more ways than one. And when the relationships he's looked to for guidance threaten to implode, Neruda must confront the reality that love is crazier, messier, and more beautiful than he ever realized-and riskier, too, than simply saying the words. Praise for Crazy Messy Beautiful "This satisfying and unconventional love story explores the various meanings of the word." --Kirkus Reviews "Arcos has written a classic story of a budding artist finding out the reality behind the artifice, and does sowhile keeping a wonderful sense of humor." --Booklist "Arcos capably probes the mysterious without attempting to solve it as Neruda discovers the difference between crushing on someone he doesn't know and loving someone he does, learning that friendship, too, is a kind of love." --Publishers Weekly

From National Book Award finalist Carrie Arcos--a fresh take on happily ever after, and friendship, that is anything but a love story. When your namesake is Pablo Neruda-the greatest love poet of all time-finding "the one" should be easy. After all, sixteen-year-old aspiring artist Neruda Diaz has been in love many times before. So it's only a matter of time before someone loves him back. Callie could be that someone. She's creative and edgy, and nothing like the girls Neruda typically falls for, so when a school assignment brings them together, he is pleasantly surprised to learn they have a lot in common. With his true love in reach and his artistic ambitions on track, everything is finally coming together. But as Neruda begins to fall faster and harder than ever before, he is blindsided by the complicated nature of love-and art-in more ways than one. And when the relationships he's looked to for guidance threaten to implode, Neruda must confront the reality that love is crazier, messier, and more beautiful than he ever realized-and riskier, too, than simply saying the words. Praise for Crazy Messy Beautiful "This satisfying and unconventional love story explores the various meanings of the word." --Kirkus Reviews "Arcos has written a classic story of a budding artist finding out the reality behind the artifice, and does sowhile keeping a wonderful sense of humor." --Booklist "Arcos capably probes the mysterious without attempting to solve it as Neruda discovers the difference between crushing on someone he doesn't know and loving someone he does, learning that friendship, too, is a kind of love." --Publishers Weekly
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From National Book Award finalist Carrie Arcos--a fresh take on happily ever after, and friendship, that is anything but a love story. When your namesake is Pablo Neruda-the greatest love poet of all time-finding "the one" should be easy. After all, sixteen-year-old aspiring artist Neruda Diaz has been in love many times before. So it's only a matter of time before someone loves him back. Callie could be that someone. She's creative and edgy, and nothing like the girls Neruda typically falls for, so when a school assignment brings them together, he is pleasantly surprised to learn they have a lot in common. With his true love in reach and his artistic ambitions on track, everything is finally coming together. But as Neruda begins to fall faster and harder than ever before, he is blindsided by the complicated nature of love-and art-in more ways than one. And when the relationships he's looked to for guidance threaten to implode, Neruda must confront the reality that love is crazier, messier, and more beautiful than he ever realized-and riskier, too, than simply saying the words. Praise for Crazy Messy Beautiful "This satisfying and unconventional love story explores the various meanings of the word." --Kirkus Reviews "Arcos has written a classic story of a budding artist finding out the reality behind the artifice, and does sowhile keeping a wonderful sense of humor." --Booklist "Arcos capably probes the mysterious without attempting to solve it as Neruda discovers the difference between crushing on someone he doesn't know and loving someone he does, learning that friendship, too, is a kind of love." --Publishers Weekly

Language:

English

Narrators:

Michael Crouch

Length:

7h 6m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:35


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:40


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:00


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:12


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:02


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:28


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:48


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:01


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:27


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:48


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:49


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:01


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:16


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:14


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:34


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:53


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:14


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:32


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:37


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:18


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:02


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:15


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:07


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:43


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

08:08


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:03


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:18


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:37


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:41


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:16


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:26


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:23


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:49


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:44


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:04


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:39


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:24


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:03


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:17


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:49


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:23


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:22


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:15


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:19


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:24


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:01


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:20


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:32


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:49


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:49


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:10


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:52


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

08:09


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:58


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:12


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:56


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

08:35


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:01


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:52


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:26


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:30


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

00:33