Friday, August 29, 2008


Title: Dread Locks

Author: Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Penguin

Copyright: 2005

ISBN: 0-14-240599-X

Series or stand-alone: Dark Fusion Series; #1

Setting: None found

1st Sentence:

I've been thinking about it a lot.


Book summary: Accustomed to a carefree existence, 15-year-old Parker Baer meets the girl next door and finds his life taking a menacing turn as he begins to absorb some of her terrible powers.

This book is the retelling of the Greek story about Medusa and the Gorgon sisters. This was a great and interesting way to bring the old mythology story to life for kids' interests. I plan to read books #2 and #3 but haven't gotten there yet.

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