Hello, Write Edge readers! My apologies for not posting on Monday. So many tasks — so little time! But I’m thrilled to be able to share a new book review with you. Today I share the review of a memoir by acclaimed author Gary Paulsen, who wrote Hatchet and other incredible works for young people. Here’s the opening to my post on his new book Gone to the Woods.
After writing dozens of novels for young people, acclaimed author Gary Paulsen turns his literary talents to examine his own life. Through the course of a difficult childhood and teen years, he discovers a key trait—the ability to survive, no matter the circumstances—as evidenced in the adventure books he wrote later. While readers get many answers, they’re also left with questions. Paulsen shares in exquisite prose some of his most painful memories but doesn’t do them full justice in his memoir Gone to the Woods.
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Have a great rest of the week!
Good morning, Write Edge readers! I’ve posted my latest book review for you today. I’m sharing my thoughts on You Have A Match by YA author Emma Lord. Check out the opening to my post:
A teen makes a startling discovery after signing up to get her DNA sequenced. As she grapples with the results, a number of other secrets come to light. Through it all, the teen will need to decide what family and friendship really mean to her. Author Emma Lord brings to life her complicated characters with minor hiccups in the endearing novel You Have a Match.
Wear a mask, stay socially distant, wash your hands, and bundle up out there. Have a lovely day, readers!