[DWJ] Book that might appeal to DWJ-ers
eawil3 at email.wm.edu
Thu Feb 26 11:24:37 EST 2015
Our library collection doesn't have it! But that can be fixed - good thing
I'm the person who orders books for the Teen collection! :) Thanks for the
On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 1:51 AM, Ulrika Isacsson <ulrikamc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you! I'll absolutely look it up, I'm very fond of Rupert as well.
> torsdag 26 februari 2015 skrev Sally Odgers <sodgers at iinet.net.au>:
> > Weather, by Isobelle Winter, is a book that might appeal to DWJ-ers.
> > Here's the review I did for it at Goodreads.
> > I loved WEATHER. Julian, the protagonist, reminds me somewhat of Rupert
> > Venables in Diana Wynne Jones's "Deep Secret" and since that is one of my
> > all-time favourite books, "Weather" was bound to appeal! It was the
> > characters that I admired most in this one. The story was great, with
> > familiar tropes/situations used with fresh and original twists. The
> > situation of a young man who has no idea of his powers is always a winner
> > and when he has to puppy-walk two beings of huge power and little worldly
> > knowledge... well! What I liked about Julian was how his attention to
> > balanced his inborn humanity and kindness. His uncommon ability to "make
> > family" is heartwarming.
> > I realise this review says little about the plot, but I hope it addresses
> > the tone. Read "Weather" if you're looking for a true cross-over,
> > well-written and thoughtfully constructed. It's equally suited to YA and
> > general readers. Oh- and it's funny and touching too - an unbeatable
> > combination.
> > Sallyo
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