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Nancy Powell, Book Reviewer

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Suicide Tango

by Nancy Powell

Addressing mental illness from the perspective of a teenager, "Suicide Tango" is a provocative novel. "Suicide Tango" is an unconventional story about teen suicide and mental illness as understood from an adolescent’s perspective,... Read More

Book Review

Slower

by Nancy Powell

"Slower" is creative superhero story, deft in its use of history and physics to make the implausible seem plausible. In Ted Shepherd’s coming-of-age novel "Slower", a teenager contends with the life-changing and history-changing... Read More

Book Review

Alone

by Nancy Powell

"Alone" is a detailed coming-of-age story about survival and identity. In C. D. Shelton’s young adult adventure "Alone", a plane crash forces a rebellious teen to confront his role in his rift with his distant, workaholic father. Wall... Read More

Book Review

Stranded in the Wild

by Nancy Powell

"Stranded in the Wild" is an emotional coming-of-age adventure with a positive message. Gary Rodriguez’s "Stranded in the Wild" is a riveting, character-driven adventure that pits a diverse group of adolescents against the treachery of... Read More

Book Review

Calculus in 5 Hours

by Nancy Powell

Calculus in Five Hours is an excellent beginner’s guide to first semester calculus. Dennis Jarecke’s succinct version of a first semester, college-level calculus course, Calculus in Five Hours, contains useful tips and tricks for... Read More

Book Review

Primordial Beast

by Nancy Powell

"Primordial Beast" touches upon Cherokee myths in a thought-provoking way. Peter Chicuorka’s slow-building thriller "Primordial Beast" is set in a national forest where a mysterious predator is brutally killing park visitors. A young... Read More

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