I've read lots of books involving changing bodies; Freaky Friday, Freaky Monday, Switch, Airhead and some I just can't remember. Swap stacks up favorably against all of these because Schull does a great job of developing the characters enough that the reader really feels the angst of living the life of someone else.
In Swap, a seventh grade girl, Ellie, is the brunt of some mean girl, ex best friend bullying, and she swaps with eighth grade Jack, whose home life since his mom died is anything but easy. An enjoyable read, which I predict, will be enjoyed by many middle school students wondering what it's like to be the other gender.
Middle School former Teacher Librarian - then MYP math and science. Update... VERY recently retired! Still adjusting that I'm not just on summer vacation!!!
Just didn't enjoy it as much as Shadow and Bone. I just felt like the author was really trying a bit too hard to draw this story out. I was able to put it down several times and I couldn't put Shadow and Bone down so there's the differen...
The Grisha triology is a fantasy series that I really enjoyed. I reread the last book because I thought I wasn't remembering something. I'm a bit confused because I've started King of Scars and Nikolai isn't as I remembered. Don't want...
by Tahereh Mafi
I’m not usually someone who enjoys a story that is predominantly about the attraction between two people BUT I did like this one. The setting is one year after 9/11 and 16 year old Shirin, an American born Muslim whose family moves freq...
I love a good mystery, and although I correctly guessed the murderer in the first chapter, I still thoroughly enjoyed the twists and turns.