April 24, 2018

#BookReview: The Radical Element (A Tyranny of Petticoats #2) by Jessica Spotswood #Radicalelement #NetGalley

About the Book:

In an anthology of revolution and resistance, a sisterhood of YA writers shines a light on a century and a half of heroines on the margins and in the intersections.

To respect yourself, to love yourself—should not have to be a radical decision. And yet it remains as challenging for an American girl to make today as it was in 1927 on the steps of the Supreme Court. It's a decision that must be faced whether you're balancing on the tightrope of neurodivergence, finding your way as a second-generation immigrant, or facing down American racism even while loving America. And it's the only decision when you've weighed society's expectations and found them wanting. In The Radical Element, twelve of the most talented writers working in young adult literature today tell the stories of the girls of all colors and creeds standing up for themselves and their beliefs—whether that means secretly learning Hebrew in early Savannah, using the family magic to pass as white in 1920s Hollywood, or singing in a feminist punk band in 1980s Boston. And they're asking you to join them.

Publisher: Candlewick
Recommended Age: Young Adult 
Genre: Historical, Anthologies
How I Acquired this book: Netgalley 
Overall rating: ★★★
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About the Author:

Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: I think that for the most part anthologies are just not for me. 

Check out author's other books? YES
Recommend this book? If you like anthologies yes

Notes and Opinions: Well for me this one didnt work out so well. But for you that might not be the case so I say totally give it a try.  If you like short stories or anthologies then totally check this one out becuase just because I didn't care for it doesn't mean you wont.  I did like some of the stories that I looked at but over all it just didn't work for me. 

Go Into This One Knowing:  If you like anthologies then this is for you! 

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I do enjoy anthologies so this sounds fun.

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