We have a good number of great writers in the Extreme Kids & Crew community. Reading their work is a great way to support them and transport yourself from the increasingly familiar walls surrounding us all. Plus if we meet over ZOOM to discuss, we get a chance to connect, which is what Extreme Kids & Crew is all about.
I have put together a preliminary list that can easily be expanded. I would love this to last beyond Covid 19. There will be a beyond, people. I promise.
First up is particularly apt. A Kirkus Review and NPR Best Book of the Year, The Blondes is a dark, comic, superbly entertaining account of a rabies like pandemic that affects only blonde women who must do whatever they can to hide their hair. By Emily Schultz. First meeting: Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
The Octopus Museum by Brenda Shaughnessy
Deaf Republic by 2020's Felix Honoree Ilya Kaminsky
Kids Like Us by Hilary Reyl
Trembling Answers by Craig Teicher
St. Ivo by Joanna Hershon
Let me know if you are in. I would like to read a book a month. Starting now. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org