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by Jandy Nelson
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Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it 3 years ago
Noah and Jude are twins, and both very artistically inclined. This book follows the twins through some difficult times. It jumps back and forth between years and alternates between Noah and Jude's viewpoints. This book deals with a lot of issues that teens might face, including questioning their s...
Mel's Book Blog
Mel's Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
This wasn't a book... it was a total out-of-body experience. From page one I was sucked into this beautiful, lyrical, poetic chaos that is the teenage mind... where you experience the highest of highs and lowest of lows... vacillating between "I'm the baddest badass revolutionary" to "I'm a tiny ins...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it 5 years ago
Twins Noah and Jude were best friends until competitive relationships and sibling rivalry tore them apart. Now, at age sixteen, they barely interact. When long-buried family secrets start coming out, the twins realize how much they need each other. This book has some of the best characters I’ve re...
Malin
Malin rated it 5 years ago
Jude and Noah are twins and have always been very close, to the point where they seem able to communicate without words, reading each other's minds. During the summer when they are thirteen, things are changing. Getting ready to apply to a creative arts high school, Noah is elated, while Jude is les...
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it 5 years ago
My heart was tugged in two reading this book - joy and sorrow. Ecstasy and pain. Probably fitting given this story about twins. Jude and Noah, wholes who become broken, broken halves that become whole once more. And along that journey a story of secrets, lies, misunderstandings, jealousies, passions...
missbrie
missbrie rated it 5 years ago
I have a lot of good things to say, but I'll start off with the bad things because that's what's fresh in my mind and that's the type of person I am. This book could have possibly gotten a 4 1/2 star rating had Oscar just fucked off out of this book. I really hated the Jude/Oscar romance because ri...
Meof50days
Meof50days rated it 5 years ago
When I heard how Jandy Nelson's "I'll Give You the Sun" won the Printz, a lot of the reviews boiled down to the story's surrealist narration. Those who liked it, loved the book. Those who didn't found it tedious. I found it okay, but mostly a brightly colored varnish because, without the surrealis...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 6 years ago
Resplendent.
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