Category: Andrew Smith

Review: The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith

The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 34 This review may contain minor spoilers. Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Poor Jack.  Sixteen years old and still a virgin.  Then, in one night, he has the opportunity…

Review: Ghost Medicine by Andrew Smith

Ghost Medicine by Andrew Smith Final Verdict: 3.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 32 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Ghost Medicine is Andrew Smith’s debut novel and, though there are some similarities to his later works (elements of danger, young protagonists, brotherly relationships…

Wrap-Up: Stick by Andrew Smith

So, we have come to the end of Book 2 in our Andrew Smith Summer reading plan!  I don’t know about you, but I have had a great experience with both books (In the Path of Falling Objects and Stick) so far.  I’m really…

DISCUSSION: STICK BY ANDREW SMITH (PART 3)

Welcome to the Discussion Post for Part 3 (Pages 107-216) of Stick by Andrew Smith.   1.  In the first part of “Next”, we meet three new characters: Aunt Dahlia, Evan and Kim.  These three seem clearly different from those in Bosten & Stick’s home world…

DISCUSSION: STICK BY ANDREW SMITH (PART 2)

Welcome to the Discussion Post for Part 1 (Pages 60-103) of Stick by Andrew Smith.   1.  Early in Part 2, Stick compares his mother to two women, first to Emily (comparing their bathrooms) and then to Mrs. Lohman (Stick’s mom with a cigarette & knife…

Discussion: Stick by Andrew Smith (Part 1)

Welcome to the Discussion Post for Part 1 (Pages 2-59) of Stick by Andrew Smith. 1.  Last month, we read In the Path of Falling Objects which had, as its protagonists, two brothers with quite an interesting relationship.  A third brother, absent from the…

July Read-Along: Stick by Andrew Smith

Hello, People and Things! Today is July 1st – Which means it is time to start reading the next book in our Andrew Smith summer read-along schedule!  Our selection for July is Stick – and I will be hosting this time around!  I absolutely loved…

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