Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Publish date: January 16th 2014
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
, High School
I am not really sure how I feel about this book. It did hold my attention and I did enjoy how the author put us into a young man's brain but I am still shaking my head trying to figure out the ending. I feel cheated.
I have book review déjà vu. I feel like I just read (and kind of hated) this book about a week ago. There was a point in Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock (the bottom of page 69, actually) where I threw the book down and thought, Not this AGAIN! NO NO NO NO! I just don’t understand the appeal of this “dee...
If you recognise the name on the cover of this one, it's because Matthew Quick is the author of The Silver Linings Playbook, and if you've only seen the film, it's worth noting it managed its topic far less well than its source material. Where the film sometimes got uncomfortably close to laughing a...
This story is about Leonard Peacock saying goodbye to the 4 people he finds important before he kills his former best friend and himself. It is written from Leonard's point of view, a character with depression who is suicidal.This book could be triggering. I listened to this book and I think it wa...
This review was originally posted on Bookish Things & MoreThoughts on Forgive Me, Leonard PeacockI'm not even rating this book because I don't know how in the world I would rate it. I have very mixed feelings about it. On one hand, it brings voice to suicide and many other issues. But on the othe...