Eleanor and Park
Two misfits.One extraordinary love.Eleanor... Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough...Eleanor.Park... He knows she'll love a song before he plays it for her. He... show more
Two misfits.One extraordinary love.Eleanor... Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough...Eleanor.Park... He knows she'll love a song before he plays it for her. He laughs at her jokes before she ever gets to the punch line. There's a place on his chest, just below his throat, that makes her want to keep promises...Park.Set over the course of one school year, this is the story of two star-crossed sixteen-year-olds—smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Here is one of the blurbs on the back of the hardcover edition: "Rowell keeps things surprising, and the solution maintains the novel's delicate balance of light and dark." --Publisher's Weekly (starred review) As I was getting close to the end (switching from audio to hardcover for the last li...
Eleanor & Park - Rainbow Rowell Just a quick review to say that I really enjoyed this one. I was sad to know what kind of life Eleanor put up with, but I'm hopeful enough to think that the end was just a new beginning...sappy I know. But, I think I have to believe that.
Reading Eleanor & Park really brings back the memories of my youth of young love. The dialogue, the setting, the relationship woes, the insecurities and dreams. Young love was some thing that we forever hope its... forever. Every thing that is captured in Eleanor & Park is almost real. Meet Eleano...
Never would I have expected that ending, I mean all the signs were there but I WANTED to be blind to them. :'(Still, an AMAZING read, I want to pick it up and read this bittersweet tale again
Okay, so yesterday I talked about a book that was hurt by the audio narration -- this is one that's helped by it (but not much, because it really doesn't need much). I read this back when it came out, and gave it 4 Stars -- which boggles my mind, was I a harsher grader back then? I remembered liking...
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