September 20, 2003

Freewill by Chris Lynch

An unusual, eerie, almost uncomfortable to read book, which seems to be written in the second person. The "you" is actually the character Will thinking to himself. Will is a deeply troubled high schooler who has lost both his parents and now believes he is responsible for several teen suicides that have occurred in his small town. I first rated this book at 3.5, but it has stayed with me and my strong feelings for the book made me re-rate it to a 4. Printz Honor Book. Some strong language makes this for mature readers.
Reed Reads Score: 4

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