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Review: Breathe – Sarah Crossan.

Review: Breathe – Sarah Crossan.

Synopsis from Goodreads. Inhale. Exhale. Breathe. Breathe. Breathe . . . The world is dead. The survivors live under the protection of Breathe, the corporation that found a way to manufacture oxygen-rich air. ALINA has been stealing for a long time. She’s a little jittery, but not terrified. All she knows is that she’s never … Continue reading

Review: Unwind – Neal Shusterman

Review: Unwind – Neal Shusterman

Synopsis from Goodreads. Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age thirteen. Between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, however, parents can have their child “unwound,” whereby all of the child’s organs … Continue reading

Review: Stick- Andrew Smith.

Review: Stick- Andrew Smith.

Synopsis from Goodreads. Fourteen-year-old Stark McClellan (nicknamed Stick because he’s tall and thin) is bullied for being “deformed” – he was born with only one ear. His older brother Bosten is always there to defend Stick. But the boys can’t defend one another from their abusive parents. When Stick realizes Bosten is gay, he knows … Continue reading

Review: Monsters of Men- Patrick Ness

If you have not read The Knife of Never Letting Go and The Ask and the Answer…. Look away NOW. Initial Final Page Thoughts Flabbergasted…. Emotionally drained…. But damn happy with the ending. High Point. THE RETURN OF TODD AND VIOLA! Radiohead epigraph .Map at the beginning- I find they are always full of promise … Continue reading