Monday, May 4, 2015

Bear Witness by Melissa Clark

Bear Witness
by Melissa Clark

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Just released: April 7, 2015
Publisher: SparkPress
Genre: YA
Paperback: 118 pages
Rating: 4

Three years after witnessing the kidnapping of her best friend Robin, Paige Bellen is expected to continue on with life as usual. Now, with her closest friend out of the country, a messy relationship with Robin's boyfriend, and a family that handles her with kid gloves, Paige isn't sure if she'll ever be able to move forward in life.

Bear Witness explores the aftermath of a crime in a small town, and what it means when tragedy colors the experience of being a young adult.


My two-bits:

I found this story to be a quick read that covers a serious topic told in a serious tone. What happens in the event of a kidnapping? The perspective of a teen witness is presented before, during and after the incident.

The sense of helplessness and coping with the emotions involved comes through. And, while not a tearjerker, the story's sadness is felt.

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4 comments:

  1. Added to my GR list. Sounds like an edge-of-the-seat read! Great review, thanks for the chance!

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  2. Added to GR: Mary Preston

    This does sound very interesting.


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  3. Added to GR. Thanks for this great feature and giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. Thank you for the international giveaway :)
    Added on GRs https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1289635697
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