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Bruiser – Book Description. TENNYSON: Don’t get me started on The Bruiser. He was voted “Most Likely to Get the Death Penalty” by the entire school. He’s the. In this thought-provoking, low-key drama, Shusterman (Unwind) examines the Bruiser. Neal Shusterman, HarperTeen, $ (p) ISBN. Sixteen-year-old Tennyson fumes when he learns his twin sister, Bronte, is dating Bruiser, the guy voted Most Likely to Go to Jail, but Bronte insists Bruiser is .

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Shusterman made the bad decision to alternate perspectives like crazy, switching between Bronte, Tennyson, Brewster, and Cody, Brewster’s brother. It’s completely neutral which is no life at all. That is, until Bronte and Tennyson come along. Shusterman is known for delivering the bizarre, the creepy, the unsettling. Hard topics were tackled, like abuse and bullying, but done very well.

Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

October 9, at 4: This book bummed me out. Wherever Neal goes, he quickly earns a reputation as a storyteller and dynamic speaker.

Without the pain, then you are just standing still. I think the book’s title is strangely appropriate, because now it’s like I’ve got a big purple bruise where it hit me, and I can’t quite shake off this feeling, as if I’m still feeling the pain brjiser the blow.


See all 9 questions about Bruiser…. Neal Shusterman lives in Southern California with his children Brendan, Jarrod, Joelle, and Erin, who are a constant source of inspiration! Shusterman dissects the human heart beautifully.

Aug 27, Erin rated it liked it Shelves: Bruiser started out one way and completely transformed as the story unfolded. And yet Brewster still cared about the uncle?! His books have received many awards from organizations such as the International Reading Association, and the American Library Association, as well as garnering a myriad of state and local awards across the country.

NealShusterman December 22, Overall, that same illogical side of my brain coupled with my morbid curiosity to find out what else Shusterman has up his sleeve, will lead me to grab the first copy of UnWholly when it hits the shelf.

The second was the ending! None of them were perfect. Cody is about ten and his narration is very convincingly naive.


This was more than 3 stars but not quite 4 stars but I think the story was original enough that I’m going to round up. I was relieved and satisfied with the ending, but an epilogue would put my heart in a little better place.

Cody is total stream of consciousness, which I always wanted to try. It’s a vicious circle in the way love so often nael. Well, I knew I wanted to tell the story from multiple points of view. No trivia or quizzes yet. A few quotes that stood out for me I don’t know if they can fix it.


That’s never exactly defined, nor even taken a stab at. If there were only more people like her in this world. This book is moving, heartbreaking, and so many more emotions that I can’t even think straight. It’s sad, but it’s realistic.

It made it very difficult for me to believe her self-described compassionate nature.

Bruiser | Neal Shusterman

He simply gave me a few sparse statements that led my imagination into overdrive. Would you want to bruiiser pain-free? He is too awesome for words. The paranormal element worked, it was different, a little strange at first, but once you understand what’s h 4. Well, maybe he was, but what people don’t realize is that black holes generate an amazing amount of light.

As I’ve rioted so much for the take-away, I’ll explain it: