November 03, 2018

#BookReview: Me and Me by Alice Kuipers

About the Book:

It's a perfect day for Lark's dream date with Alec from school. Blue skies, clear water, a canoe on the lake. Alec even brought flowers for Lark's birthday. Everything is just right ... until they hear screams from the edge of the water.

Annabelle, a little girl Lark used to babysit, is struggling in the reeds. When Lark and Alec dive in to help her, Alec hits his head on a rock. Now Annabelle and Alec are both in trouble, and Lark can only save one of them.

With that split-second decision, Lark's world is torn in two, leaving her to cope with the consequences of both choices. She lives two lives, two selves. But which is the right life, and which is the real Lark?

Me and Me is about how it feels to be torn in pieces, and how to make two halves whole again. This mind-bending novel from Alice Kuipers, expert chronicler of the teenage heart, explores loss and love, music and parkour, all while navigating the narrow space between fantasy and reality.




About the Author: ALICE KUIPERS is the award-winning, bestselling author of four previous novels, Life on the Refrigerator Door, The Worst Thing She Ever Did, 40 Things I Want to Tell You and The Death of Us, and two picture books. Her work has been published in twenty-nine countries. She lives in Saskatoon. 
Web: alicekuipers.com Facebook: Alice Kuipers Twitter: @AliceKuipers
Reviewed By: Jessica P. 
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Recommended Age: Young Adult 
Genre: Contemporary 
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My Review: This one I have to say just didn't work out for me. I was really excited to get a Sliding Doors story. Because then you get to see how the story would play out depending on the choice that was made.  Well this one took WAY to long to set that up.  The story just got worse from there.  I don't really think that either storyline was done very well and I DNFed this one I am sad to say.  

Do I Recommend this book? No

Go Into This One Knowing: Domestic abuse, Sexual Abuse, Peer Pressure
 








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