Once again, I had the pleasure to review an excellent novel for The New York Journal of Books. Lauren Myracle's latest is THE INFINITE MOMENT OF US, a beautiful, quieter love story than Myracle's earlier work.
Ms. Myracle is famous for pushing boundaries in children’s literature. Those boundaries can be structural—she wrote a series of bestselling books (ttyl, ttfn and l8r, g8r) told entirely in the form of a long series of text messages—or content driven. Her brave novel Shine took on hate crimes, poverty and the meth culture. By comparison, The Infinite Moment of Us is much more self contained. (Read the entire review...)