Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
L. C. Rosen, also known as Lev Rosen, has written several books for adults and children, but Jack of Hearts (And Other Parts) is his YA debut. His books have been featured on numerous Best of the Year lists and nominated for several awards. He lives in New York City with his husband and a very small cat.
Rosen (The Memory Wall) creates memorable protagonists and brings a fresh, frank voice to his YA debut * Publishers Weekly * A bold, inclusive exploration of teen sexuality that, propelled by Jack's brazen voice, never feels preachy * Booklist, starred review * A sex-positive and thoughtful romp with humour and heart * Kirkus Reviews * Tackles subjects that many would rather bury and pretend teens don't want (or need) to talk about * Simon James Green, author of Noah Can't Even and Noah Would Never * Dispenses sex advice that could be vital to young adult readers * Matt Cain, author of The Madonna of Bolton * A joyously sex positive exploration through teenage life with an unashamedly unapologetic queer hero * Calum McSwiggan, LGBTQ+ advocate and radio presenter * The book I needed growing up as an isolated gay teen in a straight boy's world * Riyadh Khalaf, Presenter of Radio 1's Unexpected Fluids * 'Jack of Hearts' is a confidently queer story that breaks away from the stereotypes to create refreshing and relatable characters' * QWEERIST * I know that when I was coming out I would have loved to have been able to pick up a book that did not ignore or demonise gay sex * Queen and Country Magazine * Readers will be talking about Jack for years to come * Diva Magazine * The affirming, sex-positive, brilliant new book that puts the adult into young adult literature * Attitude Magazine * It's the book about high school that gives you the sex ed class desperately lacking from high school education. * Courtney Act * This book is filth * Julian Clary * A fierce, frank high school thriller which depicts gay intimacy in a sex positive and unapologetic way. * The Bookseller * Jack of Hearts (And Other Parts) is the sex ed class you didn't get in high school - positive, frank and inclusive, but also hilarious, heartfelt and impossibly fun. This book is like a hug that also slaps you on the ass (in the consensual flirtatious sexy way). * Mackenzi Lee, New York Times bestselling author of The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue * Contemporary sex advice meets mystery in this high school story of bullying and being true to oneself . . . an essential addition to library collections that serve teens. * School Library Journal starred review *