"Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. In the comments, you can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic." Today's question on the YA Highway Road Trip is:
This Week's Topic:
What was the best book you read in March?
The device of Anna being placed in stasis was used not as an example of how the entire world was screwed up, but how technology can be used in the service of child abuse. Anna's experiences are timeless, and Sheehan effectively uses the idea of stasis to retell the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale. Just when I was getting sick of reading dystopian novels about fighting factions, A LONG, LONG SLEEP reminded me that there are incredible novels out there that while dystopian, focus more intimately on their characters.
P.S. Which cover do you prefer? I like the one on the left best, but I think that's because I usually prefer covers which aren't "portraits." For a portrait, the one on the right is quite pretty!