Author: Anna Carey

Book Review: Blackbird

Posted November 3, 2014 by Kara in book review, Kara / 4 Comments
Book Review: Blackbird

Yes, Blackbird is told in second person. I know that doesn’t work for some readers–and it usually doesn’t for me either–but it’s done really well. I actually didn’t even truly notice it was in second person until I read a couple status updates on Goodreads–that’s how seamlessly it flows. I think when this point of view is done well, it can really bring the reader close to the narrative. Because YOU are the protagonist. YOU are the one being chased and shot at. If it works, it makes it hard to breathe because you are very involved in the story. more »