(Harper Collins, 2011) OLA Best Bet, Young Adult Fiction, 2012 “Pacing is fast and suspenseful throughout.Reef and Leeza’s frustrated love story and Reef’s justifiable anger at the manipulative politician Decker are the emotional threads that propel readers through the plot.This astounding and honest book will linger with readers long after they leave its final pages.” – Book News”…a page-turning story that also has sensitivity and genuine characters to whom the reader becomes attached.
Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends.
It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
This book will appeal to older readers looking for suspenseful realistic fiction.
The Fifth Rule would make an excellent novel to study in the classroom, both for its composition and for its themes and issues.” – Highly Recommended, Canadian Materials The Space Between With his incredible high-wire talent for balancing sensitive subjects with sardonic, teen-friendly humour, Aker delivers another brilliant must-read novel.
This novel is a journey, and one which will reward and keep readers thinking about it long after they’ve turned the last page.” Highly Recommended.