Strange Days

Strange Days

Constantine J. Singer / May 21, 2019

Strange Days Contemporary fiction with a sci fi edge perfect for fans of Ernest Cline and Marie Lu Alex Mata doesn t want to worry about rumors of alien incursions he d rather just skate and tag and play guitar B

  • Title: Strange Days
  • Author: Constantine J. Singer
  • ISBN: 1524740241
  • Page: 480
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Contemporary fiction with a sci fi edge, perfect for fans of Ernest Cline and Marie Lu Alex Mata doesn t want to worry about rumors of alien incursions he d rather just skate and tag and play guitar But when he comes home to find an alien has murdered his parents, he s forced to confront a new reality aliens are real, his parents are dead, and nobody will believe him Contemporary fiction with a sci fi edge, perfect for fans of Ernest Cline and Marie Lu Alex Mata doesn t want to worry about rumors of alien incursions he d rather just skate and tag and play guitar But when he comes home to find an alien has murdered his parents, he s forced to confront a new reality aliens are real, his parents are dead, and nobody will believe him if he tells On the run, Alex finds himself led to the compound of tech guru Jeffrey Sabazios, the only public figure who stands firm in his belief that aliens are coming.At Sabazios s invitation, Alex becomes a Witness, one of a special group of teens gifted with an ability that could save the Earth they can glide through time and witness futures When a Witness sees a future, that guarantees it will happen the way it s been seen, making their work humanity s best hope for stopping the alien threat Guided by Sabazios, befriended by his fellow time travelers, and maybe even falling in love, Alex starts feeling like the compound is a real home until a rogue glide shows him the dangerous truth about his new situation.Now in a race against time, Alex is forced to reevaluate who he can love, who he can trust, and who he needs to leave behind.Debut author Constantine Singer s fresh voiced protagonist leaps off the page in this captivating novel that weaves sci fi and contemporary fiction Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 432 pages Published December 4th 2018 by G.P Putnam s Sons Books for 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teaching in a program in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles dedicated to helping kids who, whether due to their own choices or due to circumstances beyond their control, were unable to complete high school in the traditional manner My students aren t traditional readers, but many are avid readers when they find stories which they fe Hi everybody, I want to share a little about how and why this book came to be.I wrote Strange Days in large part for my students For the last decade I ve been teaching in a program in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles dedicated to helping kids who, whether due to their own choices or due to circumstances beyond their control, were unable to complete high school in the traditional manner My students aren t traditional readers, but many are avid readers when they find stories which they feel are meant for them ones with characters they relate to, with places they know, with lots of action and plot twists, and with a great love story I wanted to write a book they might enjoy I originally wrote the manuscript that would become Strange Days in 2014 after I began reading some examples of reality plus fiction I knew I wanted to write a science fiction novel which presented a vision of the world as I and my students in central and south Los Angeles saw it vibrant, multicultural, multi ethnic, a little bit gritty, and a lot like home but I also wanted to write science fiction Reality plus allowed me to use the real world as a launching pad to explore some of the wilder elements of the far frontiers of theoretical science.My hope is that, after reading Strange Days, you will add it to your back pocket list of recommended books for those you speak with directly, and that you will also be willing to write a sentence or two to share with the broader world.If you like the book, post about it on social media strangedaysbook strangedaysnovel strangedays and toss it some stars here and on.Of course, if my book isn t something you can recommend, that s just fine and you should feel no pressure to do so In either case, thank you.With Gratitude and Warmest Regards,Constantine Singercjsingerwrites gmailtwitter ajaxsingerInstagram constantinejnger Facebook facebook cjsingerwrites Website constantinesinger flag 12 likesLike see review Mar 22, 2018 rin lorenzo marked it as maybe review of another edition thought it said strange gays for a second flag 10 likesLike see review View 1 comment Nov 20, 2018 Rae rated it really liked it Shelves 2018, arc, bt physical book, fiction Strange Days by Constantine Singer is a science fiction adventure featuring aliens, kids with special powers, and a generous dose of deception.I really enjoyed reading Strange Days This was a book I easily read in two days Once I started it, I was hooked and didn t want to put the book down Strange Days was well written and fast paced, keeping me at the edge of my seat for much of the story.The overall story concept was intriguing alien invasions are always a fun idea to explore In Strange Strange Days by Constantine Singer is a science fiction adventure featuring aliens, kids with special powers, and a generous dose of deception.I really enjoyed reading Strange Days This was a book I easily read in two days Once I started it, I was hooked and didn t want to put the book down Strange Days was well written and fast paced, keeping me at the edge of my seat for much of the story.The overall story concept was intriguing alien invasions are always a fun idea to explore In Strange Days, the aliens thrive on fear and want to control humans through their fear What would you do to stop an alien threat Kill someone Mess with someone else s mind Lie Steal These are all questions the protagonist, Alex Mata, has to ask himself Charged with saving the world, Alex teams up with others to stop the threat But who can he trust Who wants to help, and who has their own agenda The idea of Witnessing was well executed in the book I liked the idea of being a Witness, and reading about what the Witnesses go through when they go under was neat Can you imagine seeing future eventualities, knowing that you re affecting the future Seen time is real time The ending was a little abrupt, but it wrapped up the book nicely The ending had all the feels sadness, excitement, anger, and happiness I appreciate endings that make you feel a wide range of emotions, and this ending was great for that The characters were nicely written They were unique, interesting, and engaging I found myself growing attached to Alex A lot happened to him in a short amount of time, and I just wanted to protect him from the big, bad world All of the secondary characters were equally gripping I enjoyed following their lives throughout the book.So should you read Strange Days If you enjoy books with a little science fiction, check out this book Thank you to Penguin Young Readers for providing the physical copy of this book in exchange for an honest review flag 7 likesLike see review Nov 25, 2018 Vicky Who Reads rated it really liked it 4 starsI have been so excited for Strange Days ever since I heard about it earlier this year, and it definitely did not disappoint Aliens and conspiracies and teens not knowing what they signed up for but oops what s that Oh, just gotta save the world It was great and definitely did NOT disappoint with its adventure and interesting concept.What I ultimately really loved about Strange Days was the sort of voice the main character Alex Mata had Voice isn t really the right word but character 4 starsI have been so excited for Strange Days ever since I heard about it earlier this year, and it definitely did not disappoint Aliens and conspiracies and teens not knowing what they signed up for but oops what s that Oh, just gotta save the world It was great and definitely did NOT disappoint with its adventure and interesting concept.What I ultimately really loved about Strange Days was the sort of voice the main character Alex Mata had Voice isn t really the right word but character Personality He wasn t that cookie cutter YA male personality you see so often, but he was interesting and unique and represents a very different teen perspective than the usual privileged female main character Alex isn t super into school and he just wants to skateboard, and for a lot of teens, this is a reality and I hope they find a kindred spirit in Alex.Plus, his slang was so on point All of the T sup moments were scarily accurate Go Singer for knowing what teens talk like Not only was Alex unique in his struggles, but I ended up adoring the whole cast of diverse teens who worked for Sabazio and Witnessed the future They were really dynamic and I would be sad if any died during the novel cough cough The concept was also just so cool and I love reading alien invasions and about aliens on Earth, and it just ended up as even cooler because of the conspiracy lueking behind the story which I can t reveal.I do think a bit of the time travel send message to past you bits of the storyline were confusing, but I found by not focusing too hard on the nitty gritty that it made sense But trying to understand the really detailed inside mechanics wasn t going to happen, and also wouldn t fit the standalone nature of this book.Witnessing is a really unique concept, and I enjoyed how Singer framed it for the readers and made it part of the plot without making you have to understand the intricacies of it.Plus, it made the adventuring of this story a total blast, and the emotions and feelings Alex has throughout this journey felt very on point.So it was paced very well and I was completely sucked in during my time at Disney World Yeah, you heard that right I was at the happiest place on Earth and all I wanted to do was read my book At least the lines are long I did like the romance and I thought they were paired really well, but wow I wish they had time together Their relationship felt very rushed in a way that isn t bad rushed, just oh my gosh we have no time and oh look never mind time has ended It never really got far, and Singer, with the little page time he has for romance, manages to make it something I wished we had of.Overall, I really enjoyed reading Strange Days and will definitely be looking out for work from this author in the future I would totally recommend if you like science fiction mixed with contemporary, alien invasions, cool main characters who get the slang right , and teens who landed in tricky positions Thank you so much to Penguin Teen for sending me an advance reader s copy in exchange for an honest review on the blog tour Blog Instagram Twitter flag 3 likesLike see review Apr 27, 2018 Esther Duran rated it it was amazing review of another edition I was really lucky to receive an advance review copy of this book On the surface, this book is a fun fictional read about teens, aliens saving the world But as you cruise your way through the pages, this story explores issues of trust, honesty, connection, fear, integrity and what it takes to be real with yourself In the process of saving humanity, Alex Mata struggles with his own insecurities and learns to trust his inner voice He learns to forgive himself for his mistakes, realizing I was really lucky to receive an advance review copy of this book On the surface, this book is a fun fictional read about teens, aliens saving the world But as you cruise your way through the pages, this story explores issues of trust, honesty, connection, fear, integrity and what it takes to be real with yourself In the process of saving humanity, Alex Mata struggles with his own insecurities and learns to trust his inner voice He learns to forgive himself for his mistakes, realizing you will make them, even when you re trying to do the right thing This book was an exciting page turner It was unpredictable and thought provoking Highly recommended flag 2 likesLike see review Dec 23, 2018 Kibby rated it really liked it review of another edition Shelves arc reads, books i own Full Review at Something of the Book flag 2 likesLike see review Jan 07, 2019 Gustavo rated it really liked it Shelves contemporary, favorites, latinx, read 2019, science fiction I had a good time reading Strange Days I was hooked since the beginning The plot was really good, and the characters are adorable I totally recommend it flag 2 likesLike see review Jan 07, 2019 Gustavo rated it really liked it review of another edition Shelves contemporary, favorites, latinx, read 2019, science fiction I had a good time reading Strange Days I was hooked since the beginning The plot was really good, and the characters are adorable I totally recommend it flag 2 likesLike see review Dec 18, 2018 Nia Dragin rated it it was amazing review of another edition Compelling and Unique Invasion Lit Review of Strange Days Originally reviewed on Cyn s WorkshopA fascinating science fiction tale about an alien invasion Invasion literature tends to follow the same formula, but then there are those that break away from the formula Strange Days is one such novel Strange Days by Constantine J Singer almost resembles Kevin J Anderson s V series, just the main two, not the others that branched off the 80s television series However, even while there are sim Compelling and Unique Invasion Lit Review of Strange Days Originally reviewed on Cyn s WorkshopA fascinating science fiction tale about an alien invasion Invasion literature tends to follow the same formula, but then there are those that break away from the formula Strange Days is one such novel Strange Days by Constantine J Singer almost resembles Kevin J Anderson s V series, just the main two, not the others that branched off the 80s television series However, even while there are similarities, Singer s work continues to be unique The first hint of this uniqueness does not lie in the storytelling but rather in the characterization.Alex does not believe any of the alien abductions, not really He might believe that people go missing but not about aliens, focusing too much on his problems, on the music in this head that blinds him and distracts him That is until the aliens come for him, killing his family and sending him on the run Alex s world has been turned upside down, everything he thought he knew, everyone Alex thought he could trust, has been flipped over, thrusting him into this new world of danger and science fiction However, Alex, he does not just go along with it Instead, Alex questions it all as he struggles with it for a large part of the novel, trying to make sense of everything Alex is a unique character because while he is the hero, he s not the reluctant hero or the knight in shining armor , he s just a kid who is trying to do the right thing based on his history, based on what people tell him, allowing him to seek out the right versus the wrong Alex is relatable because of this, and his narrative makes him human He does not fit into any clich s found in literature he stands out all on his own He has fears and hopes and dreams, he is conflicted and questions the world around him Alex is a scared kid who wants to keep the people he cares about safe, shelving his fear and finding his strength when he needs it the most Singer made sure to make sure this narrative was clear and relatable to the reader while also allowing incredible character growth All of this combined makes the reader invested not just in Alex but in his journey as well.The other element that makes this novel unique is the take on the alien invasion and the non linear elements that mark essential sequences of the novel It is hard to explain this without giving away, but Alex is a Witness, allowing him to be someone else and see a potential future This opens many doors for him, to see the truth and the lies all around him This creates terrific tension for the story and incredible twists and turns for the plot, each one unsuspecting Each plot twist hits the reader like a train, catching them off guard and increasing the pace of the novel, further sucking the reader into the story.Strange Days is an excellent story, especially for fans of invasion literature that has such a strong sense of realism to it and a fast pace that keeps the reader glued to the pages A See reviews at Cyn s Workshop and follow me on Facebook Instagram Twitter Tumblr Google LinkedIn flag Like see review Jan 22, 2019 Ymar Solamo rated it liked it review of another edition Recommends it for people who only want to read the first hundred pages of a book Recommended to Ymar by theeastersiderla Shelves 2019 This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here i picked this up because of an author interview i skimmed on theeastersiderla it was set in echo park and it was about an alien invasion that s enough to put a hold on it at the librarye first third of the book was fine set in a near future echo park it follows the day to day life of alex mata under the threat of rud alien incursions now i don t live in echo park but i do live near enough that alex mata s complex existence rings true enough for me he ably navigates the many diffe i picked this up because of an author interview i skimmed on theeastersiderla it was set in echo park and it was about an alien invasion that s enough to put a hold on it at the librarye first third of the book was fine set in a near future echo park it follows the day to day life of alex mata under the threat of rud alien incursions now i don t live in echo park but i do live near enough that alex mata s complex existence rings true enough for me he ably navigates the many different social classes and cliques but never lets any one of them overwhelm his personal identity that alone is interesting enough to read.i just don t understand why the next third of the book has to move away from los angeles after the shift in setting the story becomes rather formulaic rebels in exile a shadowy leader missions to run comrades to make then the twist that leads into the last third feels rote and not at all surprising wow the good guys aren t the good guys i m not at all shocked and after all that alex has been through his surprise and shock is rather inauthentice last third is much improved, but only for it s urgent pace there s a lot of story left to tell and the rush to tell it leaves the reader no time to ask any hard questions of it by the time we reach a brave and bloody ending enough of the loose ends are tied that the story reaches a natural conclusiono odd thoughts running from cal state la to lincoln heights park is a long run that the author awkwardly compresses it s not super far, but it s not like it s across the street either mind control is hardly a casual ability and the author doesn t treat it with much respect there s never a discussion about how corrupting such a tool could be it just kind of shows up at the end to give alex just enough juice to fight but not enough to win outright flag Like see review Jan 16, 2019 Lucien Welsh rated it it was ok Shelves poc, ya, sci fantasy, publisher gift Read the full review at lucieninthestars.Thank you to Penguin Random House and Putnam for providing me with a finished copy of the book.When I first heard of this book it made me think Ready Player Go with a little bit of District 9 and a touch of Enders Game I was expecting action packed scenes of a group of teens time traveling and saving people Sadly, what I got wasnothing.While the narrative voice is strong, I had a hard time relating to Alex or even any of the other characters Whil Read the full review at lucieninthestars.Thank you to Penguin Random House and Putnam for providing me with a finished copy of the book.When I first heard of this book it made me think Ready Player Go with a little bit of District 9 and a touch of Enders Game I was expecting action packed scenes of a group of teens time traveling and saving people Sadly, what I got wasnothing.While the narrative voice is strong, I had a hard time relating to Alex or even any of the other characters While the cast is wonderfully diverse, I had a problem with the way the one gay character was portrayed To get into specifics, Paul is tubby, speaks in a feminine stereotype, and the subplot of his life comes across as homophobic as Alex is 100% uncomfortable with it and then doesn t understand why Paul gets upset.The biggest issue for me, though, is that it doesn t really go anywhere Alex witnesses the same person s future rather than actual time travel and we don t really learn any new information from it By the time I finished the book I was just waiting for it to get to the point which is unfortunate flag Like see review May 04, 2018 Ashley Saunders rated it it was amazing review of another edition Had the pleasure of receiving an ARC for Strange Days and really enjoyed diving into the strange world of Alex Mata, our unlikely hero I like to live with books and characters for a bit, holding out the story and world, carrying it with me to the grocery store, on my commute, guessing what will happen next before I fall asleep at night And the world Constantine creates, spanning from Los Angeles to Seattle, really gives a reader so much richness to think on He plays with time, fear, the idea Had the pleasure of receiving an ARC for Strange Days and really enjoyed diving into the strange world of Alex Mata, our unlikely hero I like to live with books and characters for a bit, holding out the story and world, carrying it with me to the grocery store, on my commute, guessing what will happen next before I fall asleep at night And the world Constantine creates, spanning from Los Angeles to Seattle, really gives a reader so much richness to think on He plays with time, fear, the idea that we Earth aren t alone in the universe and that we do not have as much control over our lives as we might think Our hero Alex is fresh yet relatable, as are all the friends and enemies Alex meets when he is torn from his home after he receives a mysterious letter telling him to run This story is much than aliens and the threat of the end of the world which are all very cool At its core, this story is about the powerful bonds of family and friendships, and the scary, empowering journey of discovering what one is truly capable of A fun, heartfelt read packed with thrilling twists and turns that will keep you wanting flag Like see review May 16, 2018 Pjclausenart rated it really liked it review of another edition I Have to be honest I never really got into Y.A novels even when I was in that age group But I had a great time reading and enjoyed this book Its a classic heroes journey but set in the not so distant future Los Angeles So I will be reviewing this book as a work of Science Fiction Like most good sci fi it looks into the future while commenting on the world that we currently live in Alex has to navigate the already complicated world of being a teenager Having to deal with the politics of f I Have to be honest I never really got into Y.A novels even when I was in that age group But I had a great time reading and enjoyed this book Its a classic heroes journey but set in the not so distant future Los Angeles So I will be reviewing this book as a work of Science Fiction Like most good sci fi it looks into the future while commenting on the world that we currently live in Alex has to navigate the already complicated world of being a teenager Having to deal with the politics of family life,school,friends and figuring out who you are and where you fit in the world Being made even perilous every day by advancing technology and troubling uncertain times It shows a world where we have constant access to information But never being able to prove its validity sound familiar His whole life changes instantly and hes tossed into a world not of his own making And finding himself having to not only live in it but master it I think young readers will be able to identify with Allex and his quest I enjoyed the writers debut book and hoping to see from him Keep up the great work flag Like see review Jan 13, 2019 Harry rated it liked it review of another edition An interesting enough read However, great themes, weak characters My first impression of the book was that the author, a worked with inner city teens from rougher neighborhoods, and or b had at some point been an inner city teen from a rough neighborhood themselves.I wish the teen angst had been written better, or at least with insight It left the main character of Alex being unlikable and sullen for 90% of the novel I ll concede that teen angst is a tricky thing to write well As a c An interesting enough read However, great themes, weak characters My first impression of the book was that the author, a worked with inner city teens from rougher neighborhoods, and or b had at some point been an inner city teen from a rough neighborhood themselves.I wish the teen angst had been written better, or at least with insight It left the main character of Alex being unlikable and sullen for 90% of the novel I ll concede that teen angst is a tricky thing to write well As a character he consistently felt perhaps like the adult s idea of an angsty teen, rather than a fleshed out individual All other characters felt even two dimensional.The story had powerful themes and concepts but, for me, the characters were the true let down Out of everyone I found the character of Jordan to be the most engaging and complex She would ve worked better as a central antagonist flag Like see review Sep 12, 2018 Katie Thomason rated it it was amazing review of another edition I came to this book because the author is my friend and I wanted to make sure he didn t name any evil characters after me Just kidding I started reading this book because I had a good idea that it would be special I remember many frustrating days teaching when Mr Singer would tell me he would go home and write That was his outlet That s why I started reading I kept reading because I recognized the authenticity of the characters These were real kids, much like the kids we taught together I came to this book because the author is my friend and I wanted to make sure he didn t name any evil characters after me Just kidding I started reading this book because I had a good idea that it would be special I remember many frustrating days teaching when Mr Singer would tell me he would go home and write That was his outlet That s why I started reading I kept reading because I recognized the authenticity of the characters These were real kids, much like the kids we taught together in South Central Los Angeles I kept reading and really didn t put the book down because it s a solid, thought provoking, entertaining story I kept reading because I wanted to know what happened next And, when I came to the end, I felt satisfied but also wanted to live in the world of Strange Days a little longer That s what I want for all books I read and that s certainly what I want for books I recommend to high school students Nice work, Mr Singer flag Like see review Jan 12, 2019 Lyndi Mason rated it liked it review of another edition Honestly, I finished this book because I have a need to finish books whether I like them or not This book did not do it for me, at all, really It just seemed like it was a slower read with a na ve and ignorant main character that sped up towards the end of the novel, all within the last few chapters It felt all over the place for me It s about a boy named Alex who discovers he is deemed savior of the world The Earth is expected to be taken over by Locusts and the Gentry are the higher i Honestly, I finished this book because I have a need to finish books whether I like them or not This book did not do it for me, at all, really It just seemed like it was a slower read with a na ve and ignorant main character that sped up towards the end of the novel, all within the last few chapters It felt all over the place for me It s about a boy named Alex who discovers he is deemed savior of the world The Earth is expected to be taken over by Locusts and the Gentry are the higher intellectual extraterrestrial life that is helping prevent the Locusts from taking over Then comes in the telling of the future and what is seen is the truth and all that stuff It would take a lot for me to explain this book Overall, I was not thrilled and I spent 2 weeks trying to get through it flag Like see review Sep 26, 2018 Steven rated it it was amazing review of another edition Shelves fiction Full disclosure, this was written by a former co worker mentor of mine and so I m not entirely unbiased With that said, this book gripped me from the first pages and never let go Imagine 1984 filtered through Ready Player One, but with a down on his luck Latino teenager from East LA leading the revolution This book will surely find its intended young adult audience, hopefully as one of many future offerings with diverse than usual casts of characters, but thoughtful grown ups will find m Full disclosure, this was written by a former co worker mentor of mine and so I m not entirely unbiased With that said, this book gripped me from the first pages and never let go Imagine 1984 filtered through Ready Player One, but with a down on his luck Latino teenager from East LA leading the revolution This book will surely find its intended young adult audience, hopefully as one of many future offerings with diverse than usual casts of characters, but thoughtful grown ups will find much to consider as well not least a character who s the best possible cheap shot at Jeff Bezos I was fortunate to read this advance copy and I encourage everyone looking for a well told imaginative story set in a fully realized world to seek it out when it hits wide release flag Like see review May 01, 2018 Shane Carender rated it it was amazing review of another edition Having received an early copy of Mr Singer s debut effort for review, I was excited at the opportunity, yet without great expectation From the opening pages, the story, and especially the atmosphere Mr Singer created effortlessly, drew me in and kept my attention in the way all good books do What separates great books from good ones, in my experience, is often based on three things Do they make me absolutely have to continue reading Are the characters not only relatable, but written Having received an early copy of Mr Singer s debut effort for review, I was excited at the opportunity, yet without great expectation From the opening pages, the story, and especially the atmosphere Mr Singer created effortlessly, drew me in and kept my attention in the way all good books do What separates great books from good ones, in my experience, is often based on three things Do they make me absolutely have to continue reading Are the characters not only relatable, but written in a way that portrays the organic struggle of personal growth And, do I find myself both putting off the final pages because I don t want the story to end , yet staying up half the night to finish them Mr Singer s debut effort, Strange Days is a great read Be it the universal struggles we all face during adolescence, trusting our instincts in a world that can be at once terrifying and filled with promise, or the timeless ideal of rising to the occasion, this is a story that explores the human condition through the eyes of our youth in a not so distant future where things aren t always exactly as they appear to be Covering the day to day basics of figuring out who were are in a chaotic world, to growing into that identity in ways we never expect, Strange Days winds its way through coming of age in a way that will give young readers hope, and remind older readers that life truly is about the journey than the destination, and that even when situations are less than desirable, there is always growth on the horizon Readers will be enjoying this book for a very long time flag Like see review Aug 21, 2018 Kate Gardu o rated it it was amazing review of another edition I love love love finding a book that makes me think about returning to it longingly when I have to put it down This book s gritty reality plus world and the tight plot was the perfect home for Mata and the other nuanced characters struggle to do the right thing and to be understood The fast paced, imaginative story made this an easy one to recommend to sci fi readers as well as less bookish patrons Really well written, thought provoking and fun I really enjoyed it and hope to hear from I love love love finding a book that makes me think about returning to it longingly when I have to put it down This book s gritty reality plus world and the tight plot was the perfect home for Mata and the other nuanced characters struggle to do the right thing and to be understood The fast paced, imaginative story made this an easy one to recommend to sci fi readers as well as less bookish patrons Really well written, thought provoking and fun I really enjoyed it and hope to hear from these characters flag Like see review Jul 30, 2018 Jamie rated it it was amazing review of another edition time created life to transform itself from possibility to actuality Very interesting way to view past, present, and future loss and turmoil fuel this book but it becomes so much when Alex realizes there s than his own happiness and life at stake definitely worth the read and the author left it open for a sequel, i hope there will be one flag Like see review Jan 22, 2019 Lizzy Snow rated it it was amazing review of another edition Every time any concept that vaguely revolves around string theory or time travel in a non Doctor Who way happens I have a brain aneurism This book was surprisingly refreshing considering other time travel books I ve devoured Which is about three but that s besides the point flag Like see review Dec 29, 2018 Brooke rated it it was amazing review of another edition Great YA read flag Like see review Oct 15, 2018 Lauren rated it it was amazing review of another edition 4.5 Stars flag Like see review Feb 01, 2019 Nomes rated it liked it Shelves dystopian apocalyptic, read 2019, sci fi, war, young adult Some really interesting concepts I like the threads and music idea flag Like see review Jan 04, 2019 Michelle rated it really liked it review of another edition For anyone looking for real life, big city teens on a sci fi adventure in a contemporary world, this is the book I don t generally read sci fi, but the premise of this one intrigued me I like how Singer gave Alex the challenges and love of a typical teen, while also trying to save the world This is a good one flag Like see review Nov 28, 2018 Laura rated it it was ok Shelves 2018 mt bookpile, old reads A close to DNF The tech guru and the Witness program just felt too forced the explanations were rushed, the world setting was weak and there was no real reason to care about Alex or anyone else Copy 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        Constantine Singer grew up in Seattle and earned his BA from Earlham College and his Masters from Seattle University He currently lives in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles with his family and teaches high school English and history in South LA.


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    1. Hi everybody, I want to share a little about how and why this book came to be.I wrote Strange Days in large part for my students For the last decade I ve been teaching in a program in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles dedicated to helping kids who, whether due to their own choices or due to circumstances beyond their control, were unable to complete high school in the traditional manner My students aren t traditional readers, but many are avid readers when they find stories which they fe Hi [...]



    2. Strange Days by Constantine Singer is a science fiction adventure featuring aliens, kids with special powers, and a generous dose of deception.I really enjoyed reading Strange Days This was a book I easily read in two days Once I started it, I was hooked and didn t want to put the book down Strange Days was well written and fast paced, keeping me at the edge of my seat for much of the story.The overall story concept was intriguing alien invasions are always a fun idea to explore In Strange Stran [...]


    3. 4 starsI have been so excited for Strange Days ever since I heard about it earlier this year, and it definitely did not disappoint Aliens and conspiracies and teens not knowing what they signed up for but oops what s that Oh, just gotta save the world It was great and definitely did NOT disappoint with its adventure and interesting concept.What I ultimately really loved about Strange Days was the sort of voice the main character Alex Mata had Voice isn t really the right word but character 4 sta [...]


    4. I was really lucky to receive an advance review copy of this book On the surface, this book is a fun fictional read about teens, aliens saving the world But as you cruise your way through the pages, this story explores issues of trust, honesty, connection, fear, integrity and what it takes to be real with yourself In the process of saving humanity, Alex Mata struggles with his own insecurities and learns to trust his inner voice He learns to forgive himself for his mistakes, realizing I was real [...]



    5. I had a good time reading Strange Days I was hooked since the beginning The plot was really good, and the characters are adorable I totally recommend it


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