Publish date: April 1st 2014
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, African American
, High School
What a boring story about a kidnapped girl. In fact, I found it easy to forget that anyone was kidnapped in the first place. I would have much preferred this one if the author scratched the kidnapping story and focused on the town and side characters - which it did, with them occasionally worrying a...
For a book about a girl who is kidnapped and forced into pornography, this book just wasn't as SCARY as I expected it to be.Perhaps this is because Draper treats the details of exactly what happens during Diamond's confinement so sensitively, which I can understand in a YA book, but it also deflated...
Read the review at: Panic
Via http://onlectus.blogspot.com/2013/05/panic-by-sharon-m-draper.html Panic was a nice read that didn’t focus just on Diamond' story. We have Diamond, who is kidnapped; Justin, in love with a girl how has a boyfriend; Layla, abused (or kind of) by her boyfriend; and Mercedes, who’s problem I forgot...
Interesting. Interweaving stories. Full review to come.