Publish date: September 22nd 2009
Pages no: 263
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Mystery Thriller
Also appears on The Screaming Nitpicker.Typically, middle-grade isn't my genre. It never has been; even when I was a tween, I skipped right over middle-grade books and went straight to YA. About a week ago, I went to the bookstore with the intent to buy Fade Out, which is Dani Noir updated and marke...
A good book. Enjoyed the writing style a lot, but I expected a bit more from the story. After reading this book I'm definitely interested in reading "Imaginary Girls" by the author.
I said this initially and I will reiterate: I liked Dani Noir much better than Imaginary Girls if only for the fact that it's less abstract and more cohesive than the latter title. Dani Noir, in shades of melancholy and bewilderment, beautifully explores a girl's struggle to make sense of her parent...
Told from the funny and imaginative point of view of thirteen-year-old Dani, Dani Noir is hands down the best middle grade novel that I have read in ages. Though it has been *cough* *cough* years since I was last in middle school, reading this novel brought back some interesting memories from that p...
A very enjoyable, vampire-free novel about Dani Callanzo's coming to terms with her parents' divorce, mostly by distracting herself with the strange behavior of her town's teen-aged film projectionist. With so many distractions available to them in other media, I wonder if teenagers will ever again...