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Estelle: The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos

The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos ( web | twitter ) Publication Date: January 21, 2014 Publisher: Egmont USA Pages: 256 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: set in 70s/80s, horrific accident, bullying, friendship, male POV, music, bands Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley! (Thanks!) Summary: When Harry was 8 years old, a few boys […]

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February 1, 2014 - 3:40 pm

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - Johnny was such a skeeze. Also, what did I call Harry the other day? A screwed up Ralphie? I think your Christmas Story voice is such a good comparison.

January 30, 2014 - 8:41 pm

Alexa S. - This is the second review I’ve seen for THE SCAR BOYS. It’s a story that sounds very different from all the YA contemporary I usually read… and that’s a GOOD thing. You’re definitely making me want to give this story a go!

January 30, 2014 - 6:56 pm

Ellice - I like the premise of this one! I’m always wishing that there were more books set in the 70s, 80s, & 90s because there is so much potential there. Those decades fascinate me in fiction, mainly because it takes readers back to a time when technology was scarce and things were SO different than they are today. I’ll definitely have to check this one out. Great review! 🙂