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Mon, 20 Sep 2021 13:21:30 -0400
Jeff Cabral <[log in to unmask]>
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Interesting! The author must have been watching Manifest on TV and decided
to write a book about the same topic from the kids' point of view (and make
the intervening time frame much longer...)


On Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at 10:07 AM John Clark <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Your Life Has Been Delayed / Michelle Mason, Bloomsbury, Sept. 7, 2021
> ISBN: 9781547604081
> Imagine you got on a plane in NYC after a week with your grandparents and
> are flying back to St. Louis. Perhaps the biggest thing on your mind is
> whether your sorta boyfriend, Steve, will finally get around to kissing
> you. Then your world is turned upside down in a second. Your first inkling
> of something awry is when the guy sitting beside you can't hear the chatter
> between the pilot and the control tower. When you land, it's 2020, not 1995
> as it should be. People your age are parents, technology is so much
> different, and your fourteen year old brother is 39 and has two kids.
>   This is Jenny Water's new reality and to compound matters, she learns
> what happened to her best friend and sorta boyfriend. It's a shocker, but
> not the biggest she has to face. Everyone has their own theory about what
> happened during the flight, some think it's a huge hoax, the FBI is
> scrambling to contain rumors while testing the plane and passengers, and
> everyone on the plane is hounded by reporters.
>   Following Jenny as she tries to make sense of it all, deal with
> heartache, and a budding romance with some unusual qualities, not to
> mention a huge decision she must make at the end, make this an extremely
> satisfying story. It's a dandy choice for any library to consider.
> --
> John R. Clark
> Author, cataloger, book reviewer

Jeff Cabral
Library Director
McArthur Library
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