Eleanor & 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: Listening Library
Edition language: English
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleI hated this book. I usually really enjoy YA books. I'm not a huge fan of romance stuff, but I enjoyed The Fault in Our Stars and Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda so it's not like I'm completely heartless.I'm not entirely sure what it was exactly that...
I have recently finished Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. Unfortunately, I did not enjoy the book as much as I would have hoped. Contrary to this statement, a few passages did stand out to me. One of such passages is a line on page 299 depicting Park's emotional state: "Park stayed awake for a...
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...