Long Way DownBook - 2017
From Library Staff
Wonderful as audio or book version. Personally, I listened along to the audio as I read the book to get the best of both worlds.
The Rules are The Rules; you follow them no matter what. This novel in verse is a quick gut-punch read that will stick with you long after you finish. Would be excellent to share with a group of teens for a discussion afterwards. AL_MARY
AL_KATI Aug 28, 2017
Typically I don't read for novels in verse, but I can't see any other way this book would have worked. It is an astounding novel about the power of choice and honor, and a novel I'm hopeful many people will read and discuss. Highly recommend!
AL_MARY Nov 13, 2017
The Rules are The Rules. And when your brother is shot and killed, you follow them, no matter what. That's what Will has always been taught, and on his way to fulfill Rule #3, he takes an eventful trip down an elevator that may (or may not) make him reconsider. This novel in verse is a quick gut-... Read More »
AL_TIEGAN Nov 10, 2017
The only choice we think we have is not the only choice. This novel in verse beautifully shows how when we make the same choice everyone else has made before us, despite it not ending well and not always even being correct, we are locking ourselves down a path that will trap us. While The Rules m... Read More »