Official Review: Goodbye, Rudy Kazoody by AA Freda

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Re: Official Review: Goodbye, Rudy Kazoody by AA Freda

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The book about teen problems, although described interestingly, isn't my read. Characters seem to be well developed. Great review!
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This is an engaging review - I particularly like the sound of Spike, but to me Joey sounds like the more relatable one, especially for the more introverted type of reader. I will have to read the book and find out...

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This one is not for me at all. I read mostly non-fiction, so the story really has to catch my attention. This sounds a little bit too gritty for my tastes. I don’t like books with a lot of violence and sex scenes, especially with young people involved. Thank you for further insight on this one. Your detailed review helped to make up my mind.
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I hope that this book can somehow help people understand the difficulties young people go through.

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This was an interesting and thorough review. It sounds like the book gets much darker themes after the sample section. Your review makes me want to read the rest of the book. Spike sounds like an interesting and well-developed character.

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I read the excerpt from the book and it certainly started in an interesting way. Your review made me realize that there was a lot more to the characters and the story that I did not get right away. Thanks for the review!

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The characters seem to be quite interesting but what I don't like is the sex components for these young people. I don't mind some graphic sex for romance novels but I don't like the rape and the sex with the friend's mother or sister especially since the characters are only 13 and 15. I think I'll pass. Thank you for your review.

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I like how much diversity the book has, from the people to the plot itself. The author has a way of pulling you in.

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"Goodbye, Rudy Kazoody" by AA Freda seems like an informative story for teens. I appreciate that even though many characters were discussed, it is still easy to follow the story and keep focus on the two most important characters - Spike and Joey. What fascinates me most is the complicated nature of Spike... I believe aside from it graphic scenes, this book has potentials ...

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Being a book about the struggles of a vulnerable teenager, this novel sounds interesting to me. Diversity in the book also seems to be a positive point. However, the remark about moments of violence was a little off-putting. Great review, though! Very well-written and thorough. Kudos to the reviewer!

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I read the sample pages of the book and instantly got caught up in the story. Then I read your review. I agree that sex is something that teenagers think about and do, so this would catch their attention; however, if the language is as graphic as your say, it would eliminate using it in a classroom situation as too many parents would complain about it.

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Post by Hiruni Bhagya 81 »

Sounds like a book with depth. From your descriptions, I have a feeling that I'll like it and enjoy reading it very much. Sounds like it's too deep for the YA. But can't say for sure without reading it first. Anyway, I'll be reading it sooner or later. Thanks for the lovely review. Can say you have a very open mind.

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Such an intriguing coming of age read for fans of this genre! Thanks for the excellent review.

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Based on the review this is not a book that I would enjoy reading. I don't like to read stories about gangs or violence. The abuse and graphic content also turn me away from reading the story. I will pass on reading this book.

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