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Pivot Point by Kasie West: YA Book Review

Pivot Point

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This was a brilliant, unique story which I loved. It reads almost like a story-within-a-story as each chapter alternates between the two possible outcomes of the choice Addison faces. It could have been confusing, but I knew which story I was reading by the very clever ‘clue’, a dictionary extract at the head of each chapter.

I loved the characters and felt I really got to know them during the story/stories. I hope we get to see a lot more of Trevor in the sequel…4 Star

Recommended age: 13 +

Title: Pivot Point    
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Author: Kasie West
Publication Date: 12 February
Publisher: HarperTeen
Source: Purchased

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Knowing the outcome doesn’t always make a choice easier . . .

Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into the future and see both outcomes. It’s the ultimate insurance plan against disaster. Or so she thought. When Addie’s parents ambush her with the news of their divorce, she has to pick who she wants to live with—her father, who is leaving the paranormal compound to live among the “Norms,” or her mother, who is staying in the life Addie has always known. Addie loves her life just as it is, so her answer should be easy. One Search six weeks into the future proves it’s no

— Extract from Goodreads.com

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