Romantically Disturbed: Love Poems to Rip Your Heart Out

Romantically Disturbed: Love Poems to Rip Your Heart Out

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Romantically Disturbed: Love Poems to Rip Your Heart Out by Ben H. Winters, Adam F. Watkins

Love Poems to Rip Your Heart Out

Find a love to die for with Edgar Award winner Ben H. Winters’s 30 haunting love poems. Accompanied by Adam F. Watkins’s beautifully horrifying illustrations, these eerie poems reveal that love is not always what it seems to be . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780843173130
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 12/29/2015
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 570L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Ben H. Winters lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. Follow Ben on Twitter @BenHWinters.

Adam F. Watkins lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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TITLE PAGE

LOVE IS A MONSTER #1 (LOVE IS A GHOST)

THE FORTUNE-TELLER

VARIATION ON A THEME

CLASSIC STORY

THE BOY I USED TO LIKE

LOVE POTIONS

LOVE IS A MONSTER #2 (LOVE IS FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER)

HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT GIFT

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Romantically Disturbed: Love Poems to Rip Your Heart Out 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Sandy5 More than 1 year ago
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I just had to get my hands on this novel. “Love poems to rip your heart out, “now there’s a caption that makes you stop in your tracks. The black-and-white photos that adorned the cover sets the tone for what awaits for you inside. The human heart that sits pooling in its own blood, speared by the feathered arrow, Romantically Disturbed’s cover was beautifully done. This being a YA nonfiction novel, I thought I could entice some of my fellow students to perhaps fall for some poetic views this Valentine’s Day but I, myself was having a hard time finding something inside these pages to read to them. There is quite a variety inside but perhaps it was my own maturity level that was having a hard time justifying the poems that were written on the pages. I found some of the poems fantastic but then some of them lacked substance. The age of the person reading this book could be anywhere from second grade to middle school based on this information. I found the book confusing as some of the poems were simple and without substance and others had a fantastic story and were intense. As I read some of the poems to a group of sixth graders, some of them were disgusted with it (what I wanted to occur), some saw the poem unfolding and others where lost and I had to try to explain where the author was going with it.