Book Review: Passing Notes by D.G. Driver

1529358Title: Passing Notes

Author: D.G. Driver

Genre: Young Adult

Publication Date: January 29, 2015

Number of pages: 61

About the Novella

Mark has finally gotten the attention of the girl of his dreams. Only, his lame attempts at romance through texts and emails seem to be turning her off. When he gets put in the back of the room in an over-full class at school, he begins to discover old notes giving advice about how to write a great love letter. At first he thinks he’s stumbled on some long-forgotten notes passed in class ages ago, but every time he reads them they seem directed specifically to him. They also appear at the perfect moment each time he needs more advice. It’s like someone is haunting him. How do the notes keep appearing? Who’s writing them? Why?
 
And if Mark follows the ghostly writer’s advice, will he win Bethany’s love?
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My Review

I received a free ecopy of this novella for an honest review.
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Passing Notes is a novella about young love but with a touch of paranormal. It’s a sweet story that I enjoyed.
Even though this is a novella, D.G. Driver did a good job at developing the characters. It’s obvious that Mark, who is telling the story, is a good guy who is hopelessly in love.
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A couple of current issues are brought to attention, both of which are bothersome to me. One is how much texting and emailing replaces talking and spending time together in relationships. The other is that cursive writing seems to be becoming a thing of the past.
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I enjoyed Passing Notes and I believe young adults and adults alike would like it. I wish it had been longer!

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