There is something so raw and brutal and fantastically dark about this series that lends itself to the narration by Carol Prekopp – which is spot-on, by the way.
“First let me say thank you for deciding to listen. I’ve thought so many times about our last encounter, and how I wish I’d made a different choice. In the end, it wouldn’t have changed most of what happened- that was already done.”
Jasmine Warga, author of ‘My Heart and Other Black Holes’ has very kindly written us a guest post on Teen Mental Health and Depression.
“I wanted so badly for there to be more. I ached for there to be more than my crappy little life.’ He shakes his head. ‘And there was more. I just couldn’t see it.” Published: May 2014 Publisher: Walker Books Genre: YA Fiction My copy of More Than This has the quote “Just read it”…
“It doesn’t start here. You’d think it would: two terrified girls in the middle of nowhere, cowering together, eyes bulging at the gun in his hand. But it doesn’t start here. It starts the first time I almost died.”
“Maybe love was superstition, a prayer we said to keep the truth of loneliness at bay. . . .In the end, maybe love just meant longing for something impossibly bright and forever out of reach.”
You can’t read, can’t write, but you heal fast, even for a witch. You’ve been kept in a cage since you were fourteen. All you’ve got to do is escape and find Mercury, the Black Witch who eats boys. And do that before your seventeenth birthday. Easy right? Published: 2014 Publisher: Penguin Genre: YA Thriller/Fiction…