Publish date: May 1st 2010
Publisher: Alyson Books
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
Irregular, irrelevant, irrational. Ridiculous, tedious, pretentious... I can carry on like this but I won't.There were several Spanish words. And I will tell you a secret: I wasn't thrilled about this.Now let's come back to the crux of the matter: if I have to sum the story up in a few words I would...
I had high hopes! Love the gangsta slang, loved the fact that I knew every hip hop artist referred in this book, loved that I knew what labels he was wearing....BUTThe last half of the book didn't do it for me
I am not rating this book. I picked it up as YA. But putting it down, I don't know if it should be ya. Some of the scenes were not YA. Especially the first sex scene. To be honest I was not expecting that. I loved this book, but I hated it also. So leaving it unrated seems to be the only way I can a...
Well, I won't say I found this story beautiful, but I will definitely say there's beauty in it. Sixteen-year-old Chulito, for starters. He's a cutie. On the first page of the book he's described as a Latino, hip hop version of Michelangelo's David. Then the neighbourhood. Hunts Point, in the Bronx. ...
Formatting issues aside, this was a very enjoyable read. Very different from anything else in the genre. My only real niggle was some POV issues. I don't have a problem with whatever POV technique an author chooses. Third person omniscient is fine with me - but it has to be consistent. This book was...
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