Raven is a deeply disturbed teenager, who, after witnessing the death of his mother, is placed in foster care. The Russells do their best to earn his trust, but only. Buy a cheap copy of From Where I Stand book by Tabitha Suzuma. Raven is a deeply disturbed teenager, who, after witnessing the death of his mother. From Where I Stand by Tabitha Suzuma – book cover, description, publication history.

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Tabitha Suzuma is an amazing writer, and her writing seems to flow, so tahitha get a complete image in your head of what’s going on. I’m not saying it was terrible, though.

There’s this growing sense throughout the novel wwhere Raven and Lotte are really in over their heads in the way the go about their investigation. I even like the main boy character in my own story I’m writing better than the main-er girl chaaracter I myself created.

The book was a moving novel that actually displayed something that felt very real and natural. He has depression and whwre tries to stop it by finding his mothers killer as a sort of revenge.

I got really angry at times within this story, because I loathe bullies.


The first thing I should mention right off the bat is that From Where I Stand is definitely a book for readers in the younger end of the 12 – 18 YA spectrum. Dec 03, AJ rated it it was amazing. So many people were talking about this wonderful consensual incest love story that I had to pick it up.

She dripped a little of the real Raven bit by bit. We have so much in common. This wasn’t just about the bullying, his mother being dead and him being in foster care for the past two years. At his new school, the usual bullies make Raven’s life the usual misery.


And I’m still eager to try out the author’s other books. One difficulty i’d have with this book, is deciding on its suitable age range. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I was so, SO nervous it would have another sad ending, and I really wanted Raven to be okay. I first came across her name when Forbidden was published.

I don’t know what Raven’s been telling you but he’s not well. There’s no having to do that annoying thing were you sit there f I went into reading this book with very high expectations, having read Forbidden my favourite book of all timewhich probably wasn’t fair. Lists with This Book. He leaned across the roof, stretching out his arm. The tears in Raven’s eyes kaleidoscoped the lights from the street below.

I wasn’t sure what to make of Lotte at all.

I could feel my sense of abandonment just from his words, and when I tried to imagine a life without my parents there, I wanted to burst into tears because I wanted to know tahitha I had done wrong.

As a psychological thriller, it was perhaps slightly less successful – if the mystery is really what you’re after.

From Where I Stand

Perhaps there should have been an epilogue? This wasn’t the kind of book I use to read and I was getting a little bored at the beggining, after that ending I will remember this book forever! So together, Raven and Lotte start their search. Whilst no way near as good as forbidden it would have to be bloody brilliant if it was “From where i stand” Was still an entertaining thriller. If I hurt myself badly, I just want to cry. He comes to terms with the fact that he needs help.


From Where I Stand : Tabitha Suzuma :

Just send us an email and we’ll put sazua best up on the site. Nominated for the waterstones Prize Nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Whwre attended a French school in the UK and grew up bilingual. Her books often deal with topics that people try to avoid talking about and they are all so emotional. It really makes you feel the characters sadness and it shows a side of him that is vulnerable and just needs to be loved, protected and cared for.

However, i don’t think this was needed. She used to work as a primary school teacher and now divides her time between writing and tutoring. It was all a little difficult for me to suddenly imagine all his additional tabigha happening—his father going to rehab after his mom died, then coming back, then Raven being so hostile and angry that his father had to give him to social services, having to go through therapy, etc, etc.

Several times students would bully me directly in front of teachers and they would do nothing about whwre. Determined to track his mother’s killer, he enlists the help of Lotte, the only friend he makes at school.