Coauthor Alex Salkever narrates this timely audiobook in an uninflected manner. While he's far from a dramatic reader, his earnest style suits the seriousness of the issues he raises. He is convincing. The authors share their personal stories, each in a kind of mea culpa for what inspired this project: email addiction leading to failing health for Wadhwa and a near disaster--screen reading while driving--for Salkever. The authors then take on a litany of problems--screen addiction, decline in exercise, sleep deprivation, loneliness--that are related to the massive time-suck of social media. They demonstrate that parents' screen behavior contributes powerfully to teens' tech addiction. They give thoughtful suggestions for modifying use and recommend apps to help. A.D.M. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2018]
Trade Ed. Dreamscape 2018
CD ISBN 9781974905379 $39.99 Five CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781974905386 $19.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN $19.95
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