Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

 

 

I thought this book was well written and plotted. I finished it quickly, binge-reading over two days.The characters’ issues (and boy do they have issues) unfolded neatly and the supernatural aspects of the book were a great plot device. Here’s an example of writing that makes the teens feel real: ” This class is like one of those twenty-four hour convenience stores, except the only thing this one sells is depression. If it were actually a store, it would be called Bleak Mart.”

 

Date finished: 11.5.2104

Interest:  High school

Source:  library ebook

Publication date: 9.30.2014

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