Tag: coming of age

A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard

Posted January 28, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard

Review A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard wasn’t a bad book necessarily but it just felt kinda… pointless? Not really sure how I felt about it. Lots of meaningless descriptions and very little in the way of plot or characterization. I came out of the book not knowing a single thing about the characters – I felt that far removed from them. The story centres around Cindy a young […]

Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz

Well once again I have been absolutely amazed by Hannah Moskowitz. I really loved Teeth, which I read earlier this year, but I think I love Gone, Gone, Gone even more if that is possible. Gone, Gone, Gone is a tender love story between two fifteen year-old boys, Craig and Lio, set during the events of the Beltway sniper shootings. Still recovering from 9/11, Lio and his family move from […]

A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley

A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley is a little gem of a book. In many respects it is a pretty typical coming-of-age tale but the characters elevate this story beyond the usual. They are very realistic and relatable, even if you don’t particularly like them at times. The story is told in dual narrative, from the perspective of Charlie Duskin and Rose Butler, two teenage girls from different backgrounds. […]