SO... I asked David, my beautiful 10 year old boy, to read Night of the Purple Moon so that I could later interview him. He said yes!
Hi David! You seem to be fairly versed in the dystopian genre. Could you tell me which have been some of your favorites?
Divergent and Insurgent by Veronica Roth
A Million Suns and Across the Universe by Beth Revis
Matched and Crossed by Ally Condie
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Wither by Lauren DeStefano
Enclave by Ann Aguirre
Wow, that's quite a list there. You read Night of the Purple Moon. What kind of star rating would you give it?
Would you consider Night of the Purple Moon one of your favorites now?
Yes, I would. For an adult he (Scott Cramer) knew a lot about how we (kids) would think and feel and it made the story more believable.
Do you have a favorite part?
My favorite part of the book was also the scariest part of the book. It was when a couple of the characters were lost and later found in the house she grew up in.
What would you do if a comet came and visited us and you woke up the next day and we were all dead, the adults?
I would freak out. I would know to survive on my own but still, I would freak out.
How do you know what you know to survive?
Survival shows and I've done my research.
Hmm. I see. (As I cock an eyebrow.)
Would you recommend this book?
What did you think when you heard that this book would be part of a series?
I thought it would make sense because of the way it left off. I can't wait to read the next book!
Thank you, David!
Needless to say this book has sparked up many random conversations, while driving for whatever reason. My son will tell me which way he would head out to get supplies, which stores he would hit up to get food, where he would go to hide, how he would feed his week old cousin because she'll need milk...
(Hey, if you could have only heard the faction talks after he read Divergent and Insurgent. NON STOP.)
Told you thought provoking!
Thank you to Scott Cramer for providing us with a signed paperback copy!
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