[[ Read ]] ➫ Adrift Author Paul Griffin – Loanexpress.us

Adrift From Critically Acclaimed Writer Paul Griffin Comes A Fast Paced Young Adult Novel About Five Very Different Teens Lost At Sea With No One To Count On But Each Other.Matt And John Are Best Friends Working Out In Montauk For The Summer When Driana, JoJo And Stef Invite The Boys To Their Hamptons Mansion, Matt And John Find Themselves In A Sticky Situation Where Temptation Rivals Sensibility The Newfound Friends Head Out Into The Atlantic After Midnight In A Stolen Boat None Of Them Come Back Whole, And Not All Of Them Come Back.

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  1. says:

    until the very end of this book, i was prepared to give it two stars it s not terrible, it just reads like the YA from my youth and not like thecomplex and enticing to adults YA that we are blessed with nowadays the characters are wooden, the dialogue is unconvincing, and the sequence of events isabout making sure point a gets to point b than telling a naturalistic story but i definitely think it s a book that will appeal to teens, particularly that crucial subset of reluctant rea until the very end of this book, i was prepared to give it two stars it s not terrible, it just reads like the YA from my youth and not like thecomplex and enticing to adults YA that we are blessed with nowadays the characters are wooden, the dialogue is unconvincing, and the sequence of events isabout making sure point a gets to point b than telling a naturalistic story but i definitely think it s a book that will appeal to teens, particularly that crucial subset of reluctant readers the things that make it ho hum to a growed up reader are the very things that will attract readers who aren t looking to get bogged down in details and just want a plot driven adventure.john and matt are two seventeen year olds who come from the working class neighborhood of woodhull, queens from my computer here in wood side queens, i fist bump represeeeeent...


  2. says:

    As always here on GR, I love to pick up ideas from my friends, and when it comes to Aussie Readers I really can t go wrong My formula is slipping I didn t love this one Perhaps it s due to the genre, or perhaps I just didn t feel this one I didn t feel any particular kinship with the characters, nor was I drawn into the story in any real way Mostly I d say my feelings of being let down was the lack of connection with the characters, this didn t entice me to keep going, but I did as it was s As always here on GR, I love to pick up ideas from my friends, and when it comes to Aussie Readers I really can t go wrong My formula is slipping I didn t love this one Perhaps it s due to the genre, or perhaps I just didn t feel this one I didn t feel any particular kin...


  3. says:

    Hmm, I think my common sense just drowned The reason these 5 teens and up on a boat in the middle of the ocean is JUST PLAIN STUPID Erghhh, stupid teenagers I was actually reading this whilst my 4yrs nephew bounced on my head, so I showed him the cover and said, What do you think And he said, It looks boring SO YEAH THERE S THAT I wouldn t go so far to say boring, but I felt absolutely emotionally disconnected I felt like the writing had no bounce No life It was just a puddle This Hmm, I think my common sense just drowned The r...


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    John Costello and Matt Halloway had been best friends for a long time now seventeen they were working their way through the summer before heading to college, doing any odd jobs they could find They had a past that held them together but that was a story they didn t talk about Selling ice creams at the beach one day they met three young rich people, Driana, JoJo and Stef who invited them to Dri s parent s Hamptons mansion for a party that evening It was late the party was winding down sud John Costello and Matt Halloway had been best friends for a long time now seventeen they were working their way through the summer before heading to college, doing any odd jobs they could find They had a past that held them togethe...


  5. says:

    Wonderfully compelling story of sanity, courage and survival The story involves 5 teenagers who found themselves in the worst possible situation imaginable After a party, 4 of them took a neighbours fishing boat out to sea to check on friend who decided to go windsurfing after midnight It was a snap decision they didn t think of the consequences they may face, or to check on supplies or fuel on board Their focus was to get to their friend quickly But unbeknown to them a storm was heading Wonderfully compelling story of sanity, courage and survival The story involves 5 teenagers who found themselves in the worst possible situation imaginable After a party, 4 of them took a neighbours fishing boat out to sea to check on friend who decided to go windsurfing after midnight It was a snap decision they didn t think of the consequences they may face, or to check on supplies or fuel on board Th...


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    3.5 Stars.http www.divabooknerd.com 2015 07 aAdrift was terrifying A psychological thriller and fight for survival Imagine being stranded at sea, no land in sight and with strangers you had only met hours prior That s what faces the both Matt and John, best friends who neither are strangers to violence Dri is a Manhattan girl, but cousin Stef and her boyfriend JoJo are Brazilian nationals, enjoying the summer before it all begins to fall apart Told from Matt s point of view who has lim 3.5 Stars.http www.divabooknerd.com 2015 07 aAdrift was terrifying A psychological thriller and fight for survival Imagine being stranded at sea, no land in sight and with strangers you had only met hours pr...


  7. says:

    What an intense book Five new friends working on Montauk for the summer must trust each other with their lives when they become lost at sea, after a midnight party goes horribly wrong As the drama on the boat plays out, each teen s story and true nature comes to light Can, and should, they trust one another I love it when disaster novels mention that not everyone makes it back alive I try and guess who it will be This is a read in one sitting book , for sure Tune in to our weekly podcast What an intense book Five new friends working on Montauk for the summer must trust each other with their...


  8. says:

    This was the perfect kind of holiday read Light, unchallenging, easy reading I m really drawn to books set in and around water, so that combined with the cover love it called out to me to read it.What I liked most about the book were the earlier scenes of the five young people on the boat seeing both their attempts to keep themselves alive as well as the affect the stress and fear had on each character and their subsequent reactions.What didn t work so well for me was that I thought the cha This was the perfect kind of holiday read Light, unchallenging, easy reading I m really drawn to books set in and around water, s...


  9. says:

    This review first appeared on Readers in Wonderland ADRIFT is a story of survival against incredible odds Five teens stuck on a boat in the ocean for who knows how long with basically no supplies and variable wills to survive Friendships are challenges, things get tense, people die It s not a fun time These character face many challenges that would mess the best people up, and are sometimes forced to do things I don t think I could ever do Getting into the minds of people who are so desper This review first appeared on Readers in Wonderland ADRIFT is a story of survival against incredible odds Five teens stuck on a boat in the ocean for who knows how long with basically no supplies and variable wills to survive Friendships are challenges, things get tense, people die It s not a fun time These character face many challenges that would mess the best people up, and are sometimes forced to do things I don t think I could ever do Getting into the minds of people who are so desperate to survive was very interesting, and often chilling at times.The writing of ADRIFT is the main thi...


  10. says:

    Paul Griffin s new rollicking YA adventureAnd I think thrill ride is the word you re looking for with THAT cover This fast paced survival adventure makes an excellent crucible for Griffin s examination of class Kirkus A terrifying survival story in which past traumas are as v...

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