Prince of Pot by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

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Read Prince of Pot Online Free - Isaac loves art class, drives an old pickup, argues with his father and hangs out with his best buddy, Hazel. But his life is anything but normal. His parents operate an illegal marijuana grow-op, Hazel is a bear that guards the property, and his family’s livelihood is a deep secret.

It’s no time to fall in love with the daughter of a cop.

Isaac’s girlfriend Sam is unpredictable, ambitious and needy. And as his final year of high school comes to an end, she makes him consider a new kind of life pursuing his interest in art, even if that means leaving behind his beloved home in the Rockies and severing all ties with his family.

For a while he hopes he can have it all, until a disastrous graduation night, when Sam’s desperate grab for her father’s attention suddenly puts his entire family at risk.

Title : Prince of Pot
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ISBN : 1554989442
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 216 pages


Kate rated it ★★★★★

October 14, 2017

Completely and utterly original, this YA captivated me from page one. Thanks to House of Anansi Press for the review copy of this title. I have said again and again recently that I'm starting to rate more and more on originality and this book NAILED the quintessential feel of quality YA wrapped...

Sam rated it ★★★★☆

September 07, 2017

Pro: I loved Isaac's voice. He was honest and real, and well developed. I liked discovering all the different parts of him. Pro: Isaac's family was different, but there was a lot of love. There were many events which clearly showed how much this family cared for each other. They were not best com...

Anna rated it ★★★☆☆

January 17, 2018

I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. In many ways a run of the mill almost cliche YA coming of age story. Isaac is a character you've seen before, and Sam is a manic pixie nightmare girl. Isaac's family has an illegal grow-op in BC. Isaac tries to balance his "...

Alicia rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 20, 2017

It certainly represents a voice of the marijuana industry that isn't completely accepted nor is it the demon it once was, this tells the story of Isaac who lives remotely in Canada on his family's pot farm with all of the dangerous secrets that entails. And it's not allowing him to be all he trul...

Katie rated it ★★★★★

November 06, 2017

Thanks to the @kidlitexchange network for the review copy of this book – all opinions are my own. I loved this engaging, original, coming-of-age novel from Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Seventeen-year-old Isaac Mawson is in many ways your typical teenager – he’s on the cusp of adulthood, trying to figure out w...

Norma rated it ★★★★★

February 19, 2018

I LOVED this book. I'm amazed at how the author was able to get right inside the mind of Zac, a teen living way up in the bush on an illegal marijuana grow-op with his family. His best friend these days is Hazel, one of the bears who guards the property in exchange for occasional bowls of dog foo...

Jennifer rated it ★★★☆☆

May 21, 2017

A moving coming-of-age tale about a boy balancing his family secrets with his teenage desires. Isaac struggles during his last few months of high school as his first ever girlfriend, Sam, pesters him about his future. Does he want to continue the family business, living practically as a hermit? O...

Elaine rated it ★★★☆☆

June 15, 2017

An interesting story that takes place in British Columbia. It is about a family who have a grow op in the forest, a carefully guarded secret. The teen boy Isaac goes to high school in the town, art is his favourite subject as he is a born artist. As we leave this story the family has collected th...

Aryaman rated it ★★★★★

December 10, 2017

This book is a great story about a boy who deals with a hard choice: To stay with his secretive and secluded family and work on their marijuana farm, or leave the isolated grow-op and pursue an art career in the big world. Along the way, he meets a girl named Sam and makes a best friend out of a...

Kelli rated it ★★★☆☆

January 03, 2018

This was a super-quick read, and I could easily see it adapted into a film marketed to the YA crowd. The strength is the setting and premise, but the characters felt thin and the resolution seemed rushed. One decision, in particular (without spoiling anything) just didn't carry the emotional weig...

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