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Paris Syndrome Can romance only be found in Paris, the city of love Happiness Happy Glass has been a loner since moving to Brisbane and yet still dreams about living in Paris with her best friend Rosie after they finish Year Twelve But Rosie hasn t been terribly reliable latelyWhen Happy wins a French essay competition, her social life starts looking up She meets the eccentric Professor Tanaka and her girl gardener Alex who recruit Happy in their fight against Paris Syndrome an ailment that afflicts some visitors to Paris Their quest for a cure gives Happy an excellent excuse to pursue a good looking French tourism intern also called Alex To save confusion she names the boy Alex One and the girl Alex TwoAs Happy pursues her love of all things French, Alex Two introduces Happy to her xylophone playing chickens whose languishing Facebook page Happy sponsorsBut then sex messes things up when, confusingly, Happy ends up kissing both of the Alex s Soon neither of them is speaking to her and she has gone from two Alex s to none

About the Author: Lisa Walker

Lisa s latest novel is The Girl with the Gold Bikini 2020 She s also the author of Paris Syndrome , Melt , Sex, Lies and Bonsai , Liar Bird , and Arkie s Pilgrimage to the Next Big Thing Lisa s half hour radio play Baddest Backpackers aired on ABC Radio National in 2008 She was a finalist in the ABC Short Story Award and winner of the Byron Bay Writers Festival short story award Her writing has been published in The Age, The Big Issue, The Sydney Morning Herald, Griffith Review and the Review of Australian Fiction.Lisa grew up in Fiji and spent her teenage years in Brisbane She has worked as a bartender, wilderness guide, igloo builder and tertiary lecturer She is now a full time student and writer Unable to decide whether she likes writing or science , she has Masters degrees in both natural resource management and creative writing In her spare time she reads widely and does a lot of energetic outdoor things She lives on the far north coast of New South Wales, Australia

10 thoughts on “Paris Syndrome

  1. says:

    Syndrome got me hook, line and sinker on the intriguing title alone As an enthusiast of all things Paris, I was keen to see what Lisa Walker s latest novel had to offer Behind the cover of this young adult re

  2. says:

    The cover of Paris Syndrome by Lisa Walker totally caught my eye when the book was released earlier this year and I was stoked to finally get my hands on the book last week Paris Syndrome is a charmingly sweet read a

  3. says:

    This was great Paris Syndrome is an entertaining, fun read.

  4. says:

    Yes, Paris Syndrome is a real thing, who knew For lovers of all things French, this novel is pure delight.

  5. says:

    This is delicious Like a Mille feuille, it s a multilayered read from the sweet custard of 17yr old Happy, lover of all things French, an irrepressibly upbeat character, to the crisp and flaky pastry of first crushes and life s harder momen

  6. says:

    The Paris Syndrome addressed the idea that Paris is idyllic in one s imagination, but might not meet expectations in reality It s a story of friendship and romance, and sexual curiosity A cute coming of age story with a twist at the end I really en

  7. says:

    This is the third book out of four given to me by a friend a high school librarian who knows her books to read over the summer holidays.This book is set in Brisbane Australia so all the locations Roma St, South Bank, Milton, St Lucia etc were really famili

  8. says:

    Well, I am certainly cured of Paris Syndrome, thanks to Happy Alex Exuberant, but with a sad thread running through it.Different Well, I am certainly cured of Paris Syndrome, thanks to Happy Alex Exuberant, but with a sad thread running through it.Different

  9. says:

    4.5 StarsThe Paris Syndrome was a pleasant surprise There s something about Aussie books that just have a soft spot in my heart The writing is always extremely different than lots of the other US and UK titles I read The characters are original and quirky, and the atmosph

  10. says:

    Thank you HaroerCollins Australia and Netgalley for an ARc of this wonderful book.This book was just the tonic for an Australian gal looking for a light, feel good read on a flight to Paris I have a new appreciation for The YA genre, and this was the perfect mix of characters, se

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