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100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith

Warning: Rant Incoming.

I had so many issues with this novel…where do I start? How about with the gross overuse of the terms ” I’ve got a boner” ,”ridiculous” and “knackery”(we get it everything is a damn knackery!). 193 more words

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100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith

Finn Easton sees the world through miles instead of minutes. It’s how he makes sense of the world, and how he tries to convince himself that he’s a real boy and not just a character in his father’s bestselling cult-classic book. 87 more words

Grasshopper Jungle - Andrew Smith

Title: Grasshopper Jungle
Author: Andrew Smith
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18079719-grasshopper-jungle
Rating: 3/5
Published: February 2014
Source: Physical owned copy!

Plot:

Sixteen-year-old Austin Szerba interweaves the story of his Polish legacy with the story of how he and his best friend , Robby, brought about the end of humanity and the rise of an army of unstoppable, six-foot tall praying mantises in small-town Iowa. 366 more words

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Thanks, for PRESS PLAY, and beyond

Life has been super busy since the release of Press Play, which I like to say is a good problem to have. However, part of my schedule includes a trip at the end of this week that runs through early next week. 663 more words

Off to Texas

My other post about adult programming is languishing lasciviously in the drafts folder, fraternizing with all the other unpublished drafts. It will have to languish for a bit more as I won’t work on it now, and I’m headed to… 185 more words

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Review: 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith is a mad scientist. I imagine him, even now, sitting in his writing laboratory playing with every imaginable ingredient and coming up with another brilliant concoction of literary gold. 569 more words

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Winger

“Joey told me nothing ever goes back exactly the way it was, that things expand and contract- like breathing, but you could never fill your lungs up with the same air twice.” 345 more words

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