Student Book Reviewer: Keishara R. S. – Grade 8
Title of Book: Back
Publisher, Date of Publication: Orca Book Publishers, 2009
Series: Orca Soundings
Summary: It is basically about a criminal who got out of jail. He got back to the neighborhood; a few days later a boy he beat up and went to jail for died. The brother of the boy who died got revenge and killed the criminal. He was very bad. He beat up a girl because she got pregnant and decided to keep the baby; he killed people, and beat them.
- Did this book hold your attention? Yes.
- Was the story what you expected? Were you disappointed? Surprised? No it was not. I was surprised that the criminal Jojo was so bad.
- Do you think that the book was suitable for your age? Too violent, swearing, sex, etc.: I find it was a bit to violent.
- Did you like/dislike the book? Why? I liked it, because it was very interesting and it caught my attention.
- Who would you recommend this book to, even if you disliked it? Give an example.: I would recommend it to a person who had something like that happened to them.
- Is this a stand-alone book, or is it part of a series? It is a stand-alone book.
- Does the cover art match the style of the book inside? No not at all.