Friday, February 19, 2016

What is Marieke Nijkamp reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Marieke Nijkamp, author of This Is Where It Ends.

Her entry begins:
I love young adult novels that push boundaries, with characters who are exciting, flawed, human. As such, I'm currently reading Laura Tims' wonderful Please Don't Tell, a dark YA thriller about a girl who believes she killed a boy to protect her sister, although she doesn't quite remember the details. The story kicks into gear when...[read on]
About This Is Where It Ends, from the publisher:
10:00 a.m.
The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.

10:02 a.m.
The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.

The auditorium doors won’t open.

Someone starts shooting.

Told from four perspectives over the span of 54 harrowing minutes, terror reigns as one student’s calculated revenge turns into the ultimate game of survival.
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--Marshal Zeringue