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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Noggin (YA)


Book #125 Read in 2014
Noggin by John Corey Whaley (YA)

The premise of this book is an interesting one.  Travis is a teenager with cancer.  He decides he wants to try experimental treatment which consists of his head being removed from his body and frozen.  Eventually, doctors hope to have the technology to attach his cancer-free head to a healthy body.  After five years, Travis wakes up and it feels as if no time has passed.  His new body is healthy.  But fitting back in to his life is not as easy as he thought it would be.  Travis is still in high school and his friends are now in college.  His girlfriend has moved on with other relationships.  This book details the difficulty Travis has with getting his life back.  Overall, a good read.

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