13 April 2017

The End of the Wild; Nicole Helget

The End of the WildThe End of the Wild by Nicole Helget
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Fracking is one of those hot-button issues and it was only a matter of time until some author decided to use it as a background for a MG book. This could have been more heavy-handed but luckily, it wasn't. Instead you get the realities of the situation: families in need being offered a way out of their situation by big companies who don't mention any of the bad effects that might come from allowing the drilling to occur. The heavy-handed part comes in the form of Fern's grandfather and her school project, but when you're talking environmental issues that's to be expected.

ARC provided by publisher.

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