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Sketches of My Soul, by T. C. Booth (Review)

Senior year of high-school is never easy. Budding artist Teagan balances college applications, ex-boyfriends and a drunk dad in T. C. Booth’s Sketches of My Soul.

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The author conveys Teagan’s various emotional states through a remarkable use of imagery, but they’re not the only one to do so. Teagan conveys her most intimate feelings through her artwork, which is kept in a secret work-pad that she refuses to show anyone.

I enjoyed her first-person narration. It was delicate and at times lyrical. The language used was simple to understand and flowed well, making it easy for the reader to follow the story.

 

I liked that both Teagan and Andrew had complex pasts and that they were able to share in each-other’s pain, as well as to provide much needed support to one-another.

Although this book could use a light edit for spelling, overall it is a remarkable read that I would recommend to young adults worldwide.

My rating is 4/5 stars.

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Born in 1993, British writer Daccari Buchelli spends his time focusing on his favourite genre, Fantasy. Having developed an early love of literature, he became determined to create his own magical wonderlands for fellow readers to explore. He spent his teenage years working on several Fantasy novellas, which he has yet to release to the general public.

He has since released the first book in a new Fantasy series, which revolves around young royals and the elemental magic that they possess. As an active member of the LGBT+ community, Mr Buchelli hopes to help reduce intolerance and bullying by promoting acceptance and understanding of those different to ourselves.

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