Laurie Halse Anderson is an amazing writer. Have you read anything other than Speak and Catalyst? [FYI: I preferred the latter] She just came out with this new book, I think it was called prom, or something close to that and it's just ... Well I don't know, I particularly did not like it. It was such a deference from her usual dark, cynical style. That was what made her unique and why I loved her stories.
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