22 September 2016

{Spotlight} Kook by Christopher Vick

By: Me My Shelf And I | 22 September 2016 at 7:58 AM | | | |

KOOK tackles controversial issues in YA.

KOOK came out in the UK earlier this year, and was chosen by the Guardian  as their “Teen Book Club Read.” Author Chirstopher Vick recently wrote an essay, on why we shouldn’t protect teenagers from controversial issues in fiction.

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About The Book

A deftly and sparely written love story, KOOK is told by 15-year-old Sam, recently arrived from the big city to a cottage by the sea. The last time he was here was when he was four, when his father drowned in a storm.

Sam knows about physics and weather and how waves form – but none of that can prepare him for what lies in store over the coming months, or for falling in love with Jade, the mixed-up surfer girl next door, and with surfing itself.

But Jade is driven by an obsession: finding and riding a legendary huge wave, pictured in a 1916 postcard, that no one has yet discovered.

As the autumn wears on, the story barrels forward with the force of a deep-water wave, towards a heart-breaking conclusion…

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About The Author

CHRISTOPHER VICK lives in Bath with his family. He works for a whale and dolphin conservation charity, is a graduate of Bath Spa MA program in children’s writing and is a keen surfer. He has been lucky enough to travel to some amazing places around the world to see whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. And to surf…

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