Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

Review: 5 to 1 – Holly Bodger

Review: 5 to 1 – Holly Bodger

5 to 1 has an amazing premise, however, more than being about women in power, it was about someone abusing power in a society that had opposite values from the patriarchal one. The prose (and the verse) in 5 to 1 was beautiful, but the story didn’t really carry its own weight in my opinion. It was as if the society and how it works in some countries today – one child policy, a very strong want for sons, women being at the mercy of the men in their family – was just turned upside down. And that made the story less relevant to me – because it didn’t really ask any important questions, it just showed us what is […]

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Review: Every Day – David Levithan

Review: Every Day – David Levithan

Every Day is a unique story in which A wakes up in a new body every day, and has to live the life of that person for one day. Every Day is well written, and it is more than just A’s story, because A is like just a consciousness, no gender. And getting to know A is like getting to know someone who doesn’t see the world the same way most people do, both because of changing every day, and also because of not knowing why this happens, how to deal with it, or if it’s possible to stop moving around from body to body each day. The story is both a love story and a mystery, and once A […]

Posted 24 February, 2016 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 35 Comments
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