Eden Unger Bowditch has been writing since she was very small. She has been writing since she could use her brain to think of something to say. She wrote while attaining her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and she wrote songs as lead singer of the band Enormous.
She has written stories and plays and shopping lists and screenplays and dreams and poems and also books about her longtime Baltimore home, like Growing Up in Baltimore and Druid Hill Park: The Historic Heart of Baltimore. She has been a journalist, as well as a welder, and an editor, and other things, too.
The Atomic Weight of Secrets is her first young adult novel, and she has been as excited writing it as she hopes you are reading it.
Presently, Eden lives with her family (husband and three children) in Cairo, Egypt. But that s another story entirely . . .
It was also very heartfelt, the characters really grow on you as the book progresses.
The author keeps the book too mysterious, so much that the momentum of the story suffers, and by the time they try to escape it's just not interesting anymore.
I absolutely loved this book and look forward to the next installment in the series to see where the children go next.
This is a well crafted, engaging tale that was so exciting I did not want to stop reading. Four brilliant children are kidnapped by the men in black are they going to escape or... Read morePublished 3 months ago by The Willows Community School
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I really truly enjoyed this story. The characters were very well developed with extensive background given for the five children. Read more
not sure why I read this book. not in my usual reading. sometimes I wonder looking for something interesting not much here, a bit weird for me.Published 11 months ago by Sam Carpenter
I read the second of Eden Unger Bowditches Young Inventor’s Guild books recently, and I was hooked. So I immediately ordered a copy of book one. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sheila Deeth
Wow, I thoroughly enjoyed this book, even more than I was expecting to. Being a Young Adult mystery novel about 5 young scientists I was sure it had some merits but what I loved... Read morePublished on September 8, 2011 by BooksatVioletCrush
Each character is presented well as the story progresses. I liked watching the bonding of the kids as they worked together and puzzled over their predicament. Read morePublished on August 18, 2011 by vvb
The Atomic Weight of Secrets or the Arrival of the Mysterious Men in Black by Eden Unger Bowditch
Young Inventors Guild Book 1
Bancroft Press-2011... Read more
Five children are brought together on an isolated farm in Ohio. Having been separated from their parents for no reason they can think of, they are confused. Read morePublished on May 7, 2011 by Heidi Grange