They think I hurt someone. But I didn't. You hear? Cos people are gonna be telling you all kinds of lies. I need you to know the truth. Joe hasn't seen his brother for ten years, and it's for the most brutal of reasons. Ed is on death row. But now Ed's execution date has been set, and Joe is determined to spend those last weeks with him, no matter what other people think ...
~I was sent a copy from the publishers-all opinions are my own~
I give it - 4/5
My review - Sarah Crossan is one of those authors I just adore. She writes such beautiful stories that I always find myself captivated whilst reading them and it was no different for Moonrise. I was so excited when I heard about this book and when it came to my flat I had to pick it up straight away, I just knew it was going to be fantastic and it did not let me down.
Also-how beautiful is this cover?! Definitely one of my favourites. It is so gorgeous and stunning, I just love it.
This is a story about Joe Moon who travels to Texas to visit his older brother Ed who is on death row. As soon as I heard this description I knew I had to read it straight away. It is such an interesting plot and really gets you thinking about the death penalty.
This is a book about love, family, hope and how to deal with these certain situations. I love how this book felt very real. I don't really read many books that are written in verse but, for Sarah Crossan I will. She has written something so wonderful that I just couldn't put it down. It really touched on many subjects and she did it in a perfect way and getting her argument across.
If you have never read a Sarah Crossan book, why? I would recommend this one straight away! It is just one of my favourites that she has ever written.