Laughing at My Nightmare
Publish date: October 14th 2014
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
This novel got my attention as it sounded funny but it really didn’t have me in stitches. Shane shows us his life with spinal muscular atrophy. Say what? Shane has a neuromuscular disease which causes his muscles to deteriorate over time. Shane was born with this disease and has been in a wheelchair...
(Description nicked from B&N.com.) “With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw’s Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his s...
I received an ARC through Netgalley with the agreement that I post a review.I enjoyed this book immensely because of Burcaw's honest voice and biting wit. We share the same disability. I could certainly relate to a lot of his experiences and stories.