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Gae Polisner
Praise for THE SUMMER OF LETTING GO:"Resonates with real feeling." - The New York Times Book Review"Haunting, heart-lifting, and impossible to put down." - A.S. King, author of Please Ignore Vera DietzNerdy Book Club Best Praise for THE PULL OF GRAVITY:"What summer reading list is complete... show more



Praise for THE SUMMER OF LETTING GO:"Resonates with real feeling." - The New York Times Book Review"Haunting, heart-lifting, and impossible to put down." - A.S. King, author of Please Ignore Vera DietzNerdy Book Club Best Praise for THE PULL OF GRAVITY:"What summer reading list is complete without a road-trip novel? Especially one that extols the virtues of reading sad books and contains the sentence: 'Parents are such idiots.'" - Newsday"Pulls the heart in all the right places." - Kirkus ReviewsPennsylvania School Library Association's Top YA Fiction Bank Street College Best Childrens Fiction Nerdy Book Club BestGae Polisner is a lawyer by trade, but a writer by calling. She lives on Long Island with her husband, two sons, and a suspiciously-fictional looking dog named Charlie. When Gae isn't lawyering or writing, you can find her in a pool or the open waters off Long Island. She's still hoping that one day her wetsuit will turn her into a superhero. You can learn more about her here:http://gaepolisner.comJoin her facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/#!/gaepolisnerauthorcheck out THE SUMMER OF LETTING GO book trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vm-RhYo46rAcheck out THE PULL OF GRAVITY book trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vA5S51glK_I

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Donnie Darko Girl
Donnie Darko Girl rated it 4 years ago
The Memory of Things was so difficult to rate because I wanted to love it more than I did; however, a couple aspects of the story just didn't work for me. I should have been able to whip through this book in a couple of sittings, but a lack of time prevented me from accomplishing that. The Memory...
YA Fanatic
YA Fanatic rated it 4 years ago
I enjoyed the first half of this book much more than the second half. Even with that being said I had trouble putting it down and it only took me a few hours to read. I'm surprised I haven't read more 9/11 YA books. And hope there are more. Maybe without the added romance that this one has. It's 9...
The Magical Land of Books
The Magical Land of Books rated it 4 years ago
The memory of things by Gae Polisner published by St. Martin's Press was like a magnet to me because it treats a theme very dear: the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11th 2001.Time passed by but the memory of that horrible moments forever in our souls. It's an interesting book T...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 4 years ago
I found this book to be a very emotional story about the falling of the Twin Towers. Kyle, who's father is part of the response team and whose school is very close to Ground Zero is ushered along with many of his classmates across the Brooklyn Bridge away from the chaos. While on the bridge, he find...
the dilemma of reading
the dilemma of reading rated it 4 years ago
On the morning of September 11, 2001, sixteen-year-old Kyle Donohue watches the first twin tower come down from the window of Stuyvesant High School. Moments later, terrified and fleeing home to safety across the Brooklyn Bridge, he stumbles across a girl perched in the shadows, covered in ash, and ...
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