I’ll admit, I read this book a while ago but recently gave it another read. I liked it the first time around and still do…sign of a good read! 99 more words
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Lois Lowry’s book The Giver was one of the first dystopias that I read as a young person. I still remember being entranced by it, and loving the strange sense of being both attracted to and disturbed by this strange new world — a sense that I’ve come to associate with good dystopian worlds over time. 298 more words
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Seventeen-year-old Rhea Farrell carries the scars of a childhood accident in which she lost her arm. But she also carries scars that aren’t so visible–the loss of a mother she hardly remembers, the impact of her father’s drinking, and her confusion and pain around accepting her sexuality.