Publish date: September 11th 2012
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
One of those books that grabs your attention from the beginning! Lots of twists and always has you thinking. A rough and gritty novel about a teenage boy who has lost his brother, but exactly how well did he know his brother (perhaps not as well as you might think.) A book I would highly recommend. ...
A really hard, powerful book about love, loss, and family. Matt is a very angry teenage boy, but considering his father and the home he lives in, and losing his brother his rage is understandable. His father is not a nice person, and his inability, and unwillingness to cope with the loss of son, and...
Matt is suffering. Feeling pulled down under the emotion trauma of his mother’s death many years ago and now just recently his brother’s death in Iraq, Matt has the constant hammering from his father and he feels like he is ready to explode. Matt wants some closure and he wants to find his way in ...
I wanted to read this book for so long, I had some.. high expectations. But PE didn't fail.It's heart-wrenching story, and yet there's hope. I could feel the anger and all that teenage angst of the hero. And the narration didn't repulse me, even if PE is told in first person. 4 solid stars.
There’s an honesty to Matt’s voice with him owning up to his attraction to Shauna, him frankly talking about his reactions to her, and later on him being so matter of fact -even resigned- to how things were with his father. I liked the guy even when he pulled some dick moves because I also felt sorr...
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