Author: Patrick Ness

And the Ocean Was Our Sky by Patrick Ness

And the Ocean Was Our Sky by Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness has a tendency to write beautiful, mesmerizing books — and he’s done so, once again, with And the Ocean Was Our Sky, a haunting twist on the Moby Dick story that — despite its whale protagonist, offers a unique exploration of humanity. With harpoons strapped to their backs, the proud whales of Bathsheba’s […]

Posted September 3, 2018 by Sara | Novel Novice in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Release by Patrick Ness

Release by Patrick Ness

A surreal story filled with coming of age wisdom, whimsy, and magic, Release by Patrick Ness is about the small moments that can make a big impact on one person’s life. Adam Thorn doesn’t know it yet, but today will change his life. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and […]

Posted September 19, 2017 by Sara | Novel Novice in Book Review / 0 Comments
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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Last year, I had the pleasure of meeting author Patrick Ness in person when he was one of the featured YA authors at Wordstock Festival. I loved hearing him speak, and eagerly snatched up the first book in his Chaos Walking trilogy for him to sign. But I was particularly intrigued hearing him talk about […]

Posted October 24, 2011 by Sara | Novel Novice in Book Review / 4 Comments
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