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Bj neary's Blog – November 2008 Archive (3)

Right Behind You by Gail Giles

Gail Giles has done it again, a superb psychological thriller with a 9 year old boy setting his friend on fire, being sent to a juvenile detention center and learning through many mistakes, good psychiatrists and a supportive family that he doesn't deserve the unhappiness and self hate for the rest of his life. This book kind of reminded me of Boy Toy by Barry Lyga and how kids can be so damaged by what has been done to them or by them. They feel insecure, are not honest with their own feelings… Continue

Added by bj neary on November 30, 2008 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Paper Towns by John Green

Quentin ("Q") is a teen who has loved from afar crazy, sexy neighbor Margo Roth Spiegelman (and you must always say all three when you mention her name). When they were nine, they came upon a dead man in the park where they went to play. Q's parents told him to take a nap and forget about it but Margo slipped out of her house and investigated the suicide. That is just how Margo Roth Spiegelman is, adventurous, alluring but also lots of scary fun. One night she slips in Q's window and she takes… Continue

Added by bj neary on November 30, 2008 at 12:44pm — 1 Comment

Paranoid Park by Blake Nelson

Gripping, intense and thrilled to go to Paranoid Park to use his skateboard, a 16 year old kid ventures back a 2nd time without his friend and meets up with scary skater dudes and decides to hop the train with him, just for fun. What happens when they get to the train yard forever changes his life. A guard tries to yank them off the train with a fierce club that he uses visiously on both guys. In their effort to defend themselves, they kick him and then hit him with his skateboard. The guard… Continue

Added by bj neary on November 30, 2008 at 12:42pm — No Comments

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