When I picked up FEROCITY SUMMER by Alissa Grosso, I was not expecting such a twisty, turny action-packed book. I knew that the book dealt with a few unsavory things that are all too real to many teens: a rough home life, a best friend with an alcohol problem, the huge divide between working and upper class, and drugs. Specifically the fictional-but-could-be-ripped-from-the-headlines drug called Ferocity.
So as not to spoil you, I’m going to give you a wee list of fun other things that make what could have been a simple issues book into a pseudo heist thriller:
1. The BFF’s older brother who may or may not be the main character, Scilla’s, honey. Sometimes.
2. Said older brother may or may not be involved in some illegal dealings with illegal substances.~ read more ~