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The Project by Courtney Summers

In bookish circles, Summers is known for destroying her readers. Her books have many difficult situations, and not gonna lie, it’s hard to see Bea and Lo go through the things that they go through. Some of the things that happen in The Project are absolutely devastating and horrifying. These are things that no one should ever have to go through. Yet, even as Summers takes her readers to some really dark places in The Project, there is a sense of hope at the end of it. It’s not the kind of thriller with a WTF moment at the end that makes you feel uncomfortable and unsure of how to feel. It is a story where characters go through some horrendous things. Yet there is a sense that those who make it to the other side have a chance to heal and have a hope of a full future, which isn’t the case in many other novels I’ve read before. Read more →