I was drawn in to The Beginner’s Guide to Winning an Election right from the beginning. There were a few things that pulled me in:
French’s descriptive writing made me “see” Brit as if I were watching the story unfold on the big screen.
Brit’s character was one every student can relate to – this may be a futuristic novel, but the scenarios could take place today (or 20 years ago when I was in school). I particularly related to the feelings of loss and peer pressure surrounding Brit’s very first campaign.
I was drawn to the story from the very beginning, but the fast-pace kept me engaged throughout. There were pearls of wisdom I gathered while enjoying the adventure – wisdom such as:
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