In 2018, there were 82 school shooting incidents in the United States, the highest there have ever been since 1970. There have been 288 school shootings in the United States alone since 2009.
After reading this novel I believe I’ve come to the conclusion that Halse Anderson is one of the most influential and important writers of our generation, not only for young adults, but for all.
Feels like: Lord of the Flies took over Disney World’s ugly step sister. “What happened in FantasticLand during the thirty-five days dubbed “The Battle of the Tribes.”
Meddling Kids is pretty much a rewrite of the live action Scooby Doo movie for the first half and a rough draft trying to be a mystery novel in the second.
“At the end of a dark prairie road, nearly forgotten in the Kansas countryside, is the Finch House. For years it has remained empty, overgrown, abandoned. Soon the door will be opened for the first time in decades. But something is waiting, lurking in the shadows, anxious to meet its new guests….” The Haunting of Hill House meets Amityville Horror…
A classic Snow White retelling set in the 1920’s, with the ideals to match.