This is more of a brag post. I think I did a haul blog last night so why not? I finished Noggin last night. This morning. It was after 5am that I finished and the darkness of night was easing up. But I finished. I feel like it’s been a while since I’ve finished a book in one day—a real book—so I want to brag about that too. But mostly I want to sing the praises of Noggin. I didn’t actually get any sleep today so if I wander through life in a catatonic zombie state, this is why. And it was well worth it.
Noggin is the story of Travis. Sixteen year old Travis had lost his battle with cancer and in a last ditch effort agreed to a medical experiment to cryogenically preserve his head. Maybe in the future, science would be able to bring him back to a life he could live. Five years later, his head is grafted on the body of a teenage boy who died of a brain tumor. Travis returns, a visitor in a familiar world that looks so much like the life he lived but in those five years, a lot has changed. Continue reading “This is not a review of Noggin by @corey_whaley”