PRISM international

Unraveling Isobel

By Elizabeth Hand

Unraveling Isobel is Eileen Cook’s fifth work of young-adult fiction to date, and if my reading the entire novel in one sitting is any indication of her aptitude for it, I’d say she’s got it. She is a talented writer with a clear and steady style. She is enticing and subtle. Her female characters are realistic, strong, and manage to avoid the usual pitfalls of teen protagonists by being totally honest.

Unraveling Isobel is the story of a quirky seventeen-year-old named Isobel. She’s a girl in the midst of more than her fair share of life-changing upheavals. Her mother is getting remarried which means that the family is moving her away from her school and her friends to a secluded island at the start of her senior year of high school. Her new stepfather seems to have it out for her, her stepbrother is a total babe…

View original post 1,191 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s