Letting Go of Gravity is a book with a very teen romance without some of the usual teen romance (she barely kisses the love interest, but there is a spark between them), and a book that is also dealing with family and expectations that they place on us and that we place on ourselves. Not all characters are a 100% likable as they can be typical characters; sometimes even almost stereotypical, but they are not horrible people either. There are several obvious plot points and […]
I’m pleased to announce that in the final hours of 2020 we made our fourth quarter donation to the American Cancer Society in the amount of $1325. That brings our total for the year to $1650, and our grand total of donations to ACS from all of the Cannonball Reads increases to $8,575. Thank you very much to all of our donors and supporters. You can help Cannonball Read by making a donation, buying Cannonball Read merch, or just visiting this site with your adblocker turned […]
In this dumpster fire of a year, the most unexpected highlights in my 2020 turned out to be you, Cannonballers. Just this week, one of LanierHgts’s reviews garnered a comment from the author, Phyllis Fagell, saying that this review was the best thing that happened to her this week. And it’s all because LanierHgts read Middle School Matters. Every single time an author comments on a CBR review, it’s a thrill and really keeps me going; and so I thank you all from the bottom […]
#CBR12 Bingo: Adaptation (was turned into a movie in 2015 – the film is way better than the book) (Can also be read for Debut) Official book description: Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time making movies, their own incomprehensible versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics. Until Greg’s mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with Rachel. Rachel has been […]
Congratulations, Cannonballers! We’ve made our first donation to the American Cancer Society for CBR12, in the amount of $75. It’s tough times for everyone, but if you’ve got a few extra dollars, you can support us by making a donation, buying Cannonball Read merch, or just visiting this site with your adblocker turned off.