The Bunker Diary - YA Review by Claire W

Reader: Claire W.
Age: 13
Title: The Bunker Diary
Author: Kevin Brooks
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab
Pub Date: 04/01/15
Galley: Yes
Top 25: Yes
Convince us to read the book: This book was heartbreaking. Linus is just such an interesting person. The way he develops to care for a nine year old named Jenny who was also kidnapped. I can barely think about the book without sobbing.
Memorable or Forgettable: The whole idea of the book was completely horrifying. But so riveting at the same time.
Cover: I liked the cover a lot because it fits in right along with the book.
Age Range: 16 through1 8 and up
Quality: 5Q Hard to imagine a better book
Popularity: 3P Some teen appeal
Additional CommentsI feel this book so deserved the award it won.
Annotation: Linus was just trying to help someone. But he was tricked and kidnapped. He wakes up in a bunker, put there by an unknown man. Linus calls him the Big Man.

tags: suspense / ya lit

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