Lindsay High School Library

I go into my library, and all history unrolls before me. – Alexander Smith

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness February 4, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — cardinallibrary @ 9:11 pm

knifeofneverlettinggo“Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men. Ever since the settlers were infected with the Noise germ, Todd can hear everything the men think, and they hear everything he thinks. Todd is just a month away from becoming a man, but in the midst of the cacophony, he knows that the town is hiding something from him — something so awful Todd is forced to flee with only his dog, whose simple, loyal voice he hears too. With hostile men from the town in pursuit, the two stumble upon a strange and eerily silent creature: a girl. Who is she? Why wasn’t she killed by the germ like all the females on New World? Propelled by Todd’s gritty narration, readers are in for a white-knuckle journey in which a boy on the cusp of manhood must unlearn everything he knows in order to figure out who he truly is. “

This book was unbelievably suspenseful!!  Definitely one of my top picks for the year.   I can’t wait to read more from Ness.

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