Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by AS King

Things I really liked:  The back and forth between the visions and the present time were timed perfectly.   Glory’s dad could have been one-dimensional but he comes together nicely by the end.

Things I didn’t like:  Aunt Amy was such an afterthought.  She needed a bigger role than just vanishing from Glory’s life.  Her excuse for this was lame.  I also thought the Peter character needed more emphasis.  

I think this is a book that will stay in my mind awhile.  The author has given the reader lots to think about.  (I felt this way about another AS King book, Reality Boy)

Date finished: 12/15/2014

Interest:  grades 9 and up

Source:  public library book

Publication date: 10/14/14

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