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Book 13: The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson is a young adult book about a 17 year old girl who’s father is a veteran with pretty serious ptsd. 202 more words

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ContempConvos: The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

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For the past five years, Hayley Kincain and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from Iraq.

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Review: The Impossible Knife of Memory



Review for “The Impossible Knife of Memory” by Laurie Halse Anderson

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Not a terrible book, but a book that felt very wrong to me, especially as the spouse of a PTSD sufferer. 521 more words

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What’s everyone reading right now?

I’m currently reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as part of my Potter re-read, but I’ve also just started  17 more words

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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Almost exactly one year ago, I saw Laurie Halse Anderson speak at the Georgia Center for the Book and was blown away by her presence. I read Wintergirls for my January book club pick and I was reduced to tears over how heartbreaking it was (please see my earlier entry from January 2014 expounding upon the gut wrenching sadness that is Wintergirls). 211 more words

Laurie Halse Anderson on Nightmares, Writing, and Teen Audiences

Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak, offers some amazing insights in this brief interview.

She discusses how a nightmare influenced her story, how an editor told her that “teens don’t read,” and how surprising it was when… 10 more words

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The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

At first it was awkward to read The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Aderson, a book in which the main character goes by my name and spells it wrong. 658 more words

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