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Nix Minus One by Jill MacLean

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Book Reviews, Newfoundland | 1 comment

Summary: Nixon (Nix) Humbolt is a fifteen year-old who pretty much keeps to himself. Working with his hands in his father’s carpentry shop seems to be the only time when things make sense and words aren’t needed. A friendship with a neighbour’s dog he names Twig gives him some confidence, but then his sister Roxy starts pushing the family boundaries with her new boyfriend. Left to pick up the pieces when the relationship goes south, Nix does his best to keep things together when the unthinkable happens. Number of Pages: 287 Age Range: 15-17 Review: For me, the beauty of...

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