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“Fans of legal dramas might check out Alex Flinn’s intriguing Fade To Black In this tautly constructed novel, an HIV-positive high school student sees his life. Three perspectives – one truth The victim: After his windshield was shattered with a baseball bat, HIV-positive Alex Crusan ducked under the steering wheel. Alex Flinn is the queen of writing troubled yet multidimensional teens, and she doesn’t disappoint with FADE TO BLACK. Read it, and question.

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The bully that always harasses him is Clinton Cole.

The victim-Alejandro Crusan, or Alex-is a Florida junior high-school student attacked and hit with a baseball bat while waiting in his car at a traffic light. It was pretty cool. This is realistic fiction which draws more people to the book because it’s a true and possible to happen thing and this book follows percent of that because HIV is a very causable disease although Alex Crusan is figuring out whether he wants to tell people how it happened or not.

And a lot of people backed up close to the wall when I walked by. Alex tries to make everyone around stop wronging about the negative and wrong about the positive. Also, it has taught me that true friends will always be by your side.

The book has depth, complexity, excellent character development, and has a very human appeal to it. He was like the control of his group of friends and when he found he was affected all his friends were fighting and taking things out of hands and making his life worse because the fighting caused him stress because he always thought blcak was his fault.


Since we moved to Pinedale, people have pretty much been assholes. I had a really hard time making friends, so I spent a lot of time reading and writing then.

Fade to Black – a young adult novel by Alex Flinn

That was also when I learned to be a keen observer. It would be a great read for just about anyone that likes a good thrill with a good meaning to it. But the re Flinn has done it again. Alex has a very positive mind. It’s fascinating to read her sections because they are so short and I kept wanting to know more but I think Flinn did a great job of illustrating Daria’s thought process.

Hell if I knowand they transferred him. The story is told through three different perspectives. A worthy and thought-provoking novel. The story is about a teen named Alex who was recently attacked while sitting in his car. Three perspectives — one truth The victim: It’s okay not to finish your novel in high school. He doesn’t want to sit next to Alex or that his sister is friends with Alex’s sister and he makes sure Alex knows it, in an anonymous and cowardly way however.

The theme of this book is that people show their true colors during tragic events. His dad is on his side because he has never done anything like this before.


Mar 12, PJforaDay rated it did not like it. I also enjoyed the slight twist towards the end of the novel, regarding Alex and his disease. The baseball bat, the broken glass.

Jun 04, bjneary rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Jun 12, Diane rated it really liked it Shelves: Not only is she one of my favorite authors, she also does a really good job at staying interesting and making you feel satisfied and new by the end of the book.

I would recommend this book to someone since it does spread good awareness about HIV and the effects of it. Clinton has to go to Mr. The perspective change in every chapter will give the truth about each of the characters, and how they live their lives. I could live twenty years, maybe.

Feb 29, Zane rated it liked it. Sep 19, Jax rated it liked it.

Fade to Black

Zeiser, told my mother, “Alexandra marches to her own drummer. Each have a story, but are they all correct? The mood wasn’t too depressing even though the book deals with sad subjects and was even a little funny fliinn times.

It was law school that probably helped with my first novel.