Graffiti Moon. An intense and exhilarating 24 hours in the lives of four teenagers on the verge: of adulthood, of HSC, of finding out just who they are, and who. Graffiti Moon is Cath’s fifth novel, following the three Gracie Faltrain novels and the award-winning Chasing Charlie Duskin. MORE ABOUT Cath Crowley >. This outstanding book by yet another terrific Australian young adult author is set in Melbourne, Australia, and alternates narration among.

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In fact, I think most audiences would embrace Ed’s struggles. You know that kind, like when you’re talking to someone and you just know they’re not even try to be funny but you’re almost fall out of your chair laughing?

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So this is how the adventure begins. Such a neat little detail that really worked. I’m still harasking not a typo her to make prints. Lucy wonders about the graffiti made by the artist who calls himself Shadow. I can only describe it as indescribable.


Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley

But, can she fall for thoughtful, quiet, Ed, whose standing right next to her? Photographs of urban decay featuring old, abandoned buildings acth factories are my favorite form of art to look at, but graffiti is a close second.

Lucy is very worried throughout the book because her father has graffitu from their home to the shed out back, mpon doesn’t conform to her view of how love should be: I know that I can fall in love with a character, Mion had a few crushes here and there, but if I were to want to get married with a book, I would propose to this one in a heartbeat.


Yes, it’s perfect, believe me. It’s not just me who is raving about this. They are also completely teenagery in the very best of ways.

If you could spray feelings on the walls it will be exactly what this book is, if you could hold dreams in your hands it would feel exactly like reading this book, and maybe you don’t understand a word of what I am saying, but I think you will after reading it.

Whether it’s the occassionally-mentioned but very real parents in the story, or the scary-funny bad guy or the slowly-developing romance between two people who had always known each other without ever really seeing the other person, this book takes you on a picturesque, evocative, funny journey into the lives of a bunch of very likeable teenagers.

View all 4 comments. I am not very knowledgeable about art, but I did enjoy looking up images of some of the pieces that are mentioned. The factory picture is by PET. The book skips between both Lucy’s and Ed’s POVs with a dash of Poet’s writing in between that gives a foreshadowing and yet another view of events but it never becomes overcrowded with views or confusing.

May 1, 36 19 May 07, Aug 18, Nomes rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m still messing with it here and there but in honor of the US release date, here it is. Lucy is looking for a Graffiti artist by the name of Shadow. It’s a pretty standard contemporary romance, about a girl and a boy and one special night where they discover each other. There was a problem adding your email address. View all 12 comments. I was very lucky to have been able to grab the early copy of this beautiful book.


These events are like stepping-stones as each character starts to revel themselves as more. Chemistry that fizzes from the page.

Graffiti Moon

To ceowley other readers questions about Graffiti Moonplease sign up. A man she feels could really know her, understand her in a why no one grarfiti could. They are just about custom-made as you can get to disillusion the crap graffigi of any romantic ideals.

Jazz assumes she’s a psychic and it’s so repetitive I wanted to smack her down multiple times. See this, see this. I may not be able to mon my love for this book by painting, but I can do it by shopping!

There also was lots of funny moments provided by a great mix of secondary characters. The writing, the relationships, the chemistry, the conflict- these are the things that Australian YA authors seem to excel at, and Cath Crowley upholds those standards.

View all 23 comments. Graffiti Moon is the type of book that holds you close, wrapping you up in the tension, until the final page. Noelle did a painting inspired by Graffiti Moon after reading it. You know what I mean, Ed. Each are Aussie Book challenge 9 Okay! You got to love a girl who’s not afraid to bash a boy in the nose when required.