FICTION A teen flick packed with the emotions that go with that age. SHRADDHA NAIR
Author: Amanda Hocking
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Price: Rs. 299
Wendy Everly is a 17-year-old with a mother who is set on killing her. Wendy also has the ability to influence people’s decisions, which is a huge responsibility. Also on her shoulders are the expectations of an entire kingdom that she never knew existed let alone the fact that it will soon be under her control. Confused? Pick up Switched by Amanda Hocking to find out what I’m talking about!
Switched, the first of the Trylle series is packed with mystery, romance, intrigue, action and surprise. Amanda Hocking, is a 28-year-old American writer from Minnesota, published the series online in April 2010 and has sold over a million copies since.
Hocking creates spectacular characters and moves her story forward at the speed of light, though at times there is a striking similarity with the Twilight and Harry Potter series, She captures teenage emotions very aptly.
Switched makes for good light reading. This edition features new material that can be described as the treasure at the end of the rainbow. After reading Switched you yearn for more and that extra material quenches that thirst… temporarily at least.
Shraddha is a Grade XI student.
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