Author: Pam Bachorz

Book Review: Drought

Book Review: Drought

  I thought this was quite a unique book. It's about an almost cult-like community that worships this man named Otto, who happens to be the father of Ruby. He abandoned them to the cruelty of Darwin West, who uses them to harvest Water, which helps to cure wounds and make people live longer. That being said, it was hard to wrap my head around what was going on at first. There's little history and what is there is spread well throughout the length of the novel. I left the book with a lot of questions and no answers but […]

Posted February 6, 2011
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Book Review: Drought

Book Review: Drought

Drought is a thought-provoking novel that despite a few flaws had me quite captivated. It tells the tale of Ruby who lives in a cult like environment, and who longs for the day that her people can be freed from the tyrannical Darwin West. The world that Pam Bachorz creates is quite different than what is found in your typical YA novel. In a lot of ways, it is a world within a world. You have the "normal" society which evolves and changes, then there is Ruby's world. A world that is frozen in time. From the beginning, I really wanted to like […]

Posted January 9, 2011
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Book View: Candor

Book View: Candor

Short & Sweet: Candor is an eye-opening look at the extremes that parents can go to in order to have the “perfect” child. Does your child have a discipline problem? An unhealthy eating habit? No worries… send them to Candor… everything will be fixed. Bachorz’s spine-tingling debut really took me by surprise. Everything about this novel was amazing. The characters, the premise, all of it was so different. I just did not want to put this novel down. Final Verdict: Candor was exactly what I wanted this novel to be. Fantastic characters… the perfect villains… and an ending that was just heartbreaking. If you […]

Posted September 22, 2010
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