What if YOU were left holding the baby?

You’re waiting for the postman – he’s bringing your A level results. University, a career as a journalist – a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings it’s your old girlfriend; and she’s carrying a baby.

You’re fine to look after it, for an hour or two, while she does some shopping. Then she doesn’t come back and your future suddenly looks very different…

Praise for Boys Don’t Cry:

An extraordinary book, and truly is Malorie Blackman at her bestGuardian

Blackman’s emotional intelligence is such that Boys Don’t Cry should be read aloud in every secondary schoolThe Times

Her writing at its best, creating characters and a story which, once read, will not easily go awayIndependent

 


136 reviews for “Boys Don’t Cry

  1. I REALLY REALLY REALLY LIKE THIS BOOK,AND I CONSIDER IT TO EVERYONE AND ANYONE. IT REALLY IS A WONDERFUL BOOK!

  2. This is a really good book for everyone over the age of 13 it really touched me at the heart I couldn’t put the book down look forwarding to reading the next book if you think of reading it think no more pick up this book and read it

  3. This is a really good book for everyone over the age of 13 it really touched me at the heart I couldn’t put the book down look forwarding to reading the next book if you think of reading it think no more pick up this book and read it I hope you guys enjoyed it as much as what I did and mal desveres all the feedback

  4. This is a really good book for everyone over the age of 13 it really touched me at the heart I couldn’t put the book down look forwarding to reading the next book if you think of reading it think no more pick up this book and read it I hope you guys enjoyed it as much as what I did and mal desveres all the feedback

  5. Your novels now hold my top five favourite books; Boys Don’t Cry has taken first place over the Noughts and Crosses series! Absolutely fantastic read!

  6. I finished this book in 2 days. I read it in lessons, i read it so much in school and as home that my teacher threatened to confiscate it. LOL. There can NEVER be a better writter than malorie Blackmaan!!

  7. This is the best bookin the world and if your reading malorie Blackman plz make a sequel where Melanie comes back and try’s to take Emma away from Dante. I love this book so much and it has changed my perspective forever thank your

  8. This book is amazing it leaves you wanting more it has been my favourite and I know I will continue reading it. I will never get tired of it

  9. This book is outstanding,it leaves you wanting more I couldn’t put it down! I really liked the way of how each relationship was different in that family. I will continued reading that book until I grow old my all time favourite of Malorie Blackman. I really do recommend this book to you older teen/young adult readers.

  10. Loved it! Finished it in two hours as i was not in a position to put it down.
    Malorie B. is the best

  11. I loved reading this book so much!! I thought the idea of the girl running away instead of the boy was good and the fact that it was Adam’s story in their too, I really liked it. I heard about a sequel but can’t find it anywhere? Is there one coming out?

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