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There's no way to stop it.
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Reader reviewed by Leslie J. de la Rosa

When a shooting goes on in a nearby school, Central High hires a grief and crisis counselor, security is increased, and privileges are being taken away. Tom Bishop and his friends Silas, Avery, and Brian students at Central High start noticing how day by day school starts to feel like a prison. Students and teachers begin disappearing. There’s nothing they can do there’s nothing they can say, punishment is severe and you might run the risk of being send away to camp Operation Turnaround. Camps where students are supposed to wake up and see the light, but what light? A student to their knowledge is already dead who knows how many more. Francine Prose has written an haunting novel about how much you never knew how much you cared about something till it was gone and then you really missed it. I loved this book. I could not put the book down for a minute. Thrilling and exciting this book will leave you with your mouth hanging wide open to endless of possibilities. A work of art of fiction the author makes you feel like you’re there. It makes you wonder if this could ever happen and if it did would you have the courage to stand up to them, they are after all extinguishing your freedom in the name of safety. First novel for young adult readers Francine Prose is the author of eleven highly acclaimed works of fiction; Caravaggio, Leopold the Liar of Leipzig, The Peaceable Kingdom, A Changed Man, The Lives of the Muses, Woman and Children First, Household Saints, Guided Tours of Hell, Primitive People, Blue Angel, and After. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, GQ, and The Paris Review. She writes regularly on art for The Wall Street Journal and lives in New York City.
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