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Kim Reads Books About Things

I like most books, particularly children's and YA. The fact that I am 21 does not and will never hinder this, and it shouldn't. A good book is a good book is a good book. Anyway. I'll read anything I can get my hands on if the mood suits me.

Reaching for Sun

Reaching for Sun - Tracie Vaughn Zimmer This book is a great example of a novel-in-verse relying almost entirely on its prose. While it would've been a pretty good story written conventionally, the prose, poetic down to the core, makes it transcendent. If it were written using the poetic prose but not in novel-in-verse form, it may have been too florid to bear. I don't think I've read another book that used the format so well, which makes it a must-read for those eager to see the novel-in-verse executed properly. The lovely characters and powerful, truthful story only make it better.