Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows

Book - 2013 | 1st ed.
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"Chasing Shadows is a searing look at the impact of one random act of violence. Before: Corey, Holly, and Savitri are one unit-- fast, strong, inseparable. Together they turn Chicago concrete and asphalt into a freerunner's jungle gym, ricocheting off walls, scaling buildings, leaping from rooftop to rooftop. But acting like a superhero doesn't make you bulletproof. After: Holly and Savitri are coming unglued. Holly says she's chasing Corey's killer, chasing revenge. Savitri fears Holly's just running wild-- and leaving her behind. Friends should stand by each other in times of crisis. But can you hold on too tight? Too long? In this intense novel, told in two voices, and incorporating comic-style art sections, Swati Avasthi creates a gripping portrait of two girls teetering on the edge of grief and insanity. Two girls who will find out just how many ways there are to lose a friend-- and how many ways to be lost" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375863424
Branch Call Number: TEEN AVASTHI
Characteristics: 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Phillips, Craig 1975-- Illustrator


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Jul 12, 2014

The format reminded me of the book "Malice" by Chris Wooding, although the two are about different subjects, they both use a combination of comic panels and blocks of text to tell the story.


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