Smackdown Books 2017

Arlene's smackdown17 book montage

The Memory of Things
Hour of the Bees
The Gospel Truth
Ultraman, Vol. 1
The Bunker Diary
Trouble Is a Friend of Mine
Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy
The Hired Girl
An Ember in the Ashes
The Porcupine of Truth
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
Goodbye Stranger
Beautiful Blue World
The Blackthorn Key
All American Boys

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Flash Burnout

Flash of edginess
Normal boy, abnormal life
To hurtle or not?

When You Reach Me

Past, present, future
Collide in the book and me
Tesser to brocc’li?

I love that I remember so much about When You Reach Me. It brings back fond memories of growing up and my love of the idea of tesseracts and A Swiftly Tilting Planet. I also love how a normal boy lives with one foot in an edgy world in Flash Burnout, and I think that kids would love this too. So I vote to hurtle -- Flash Burnout it is.

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