I Was Here
Publish date: 2015-01-27
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
I Was Here is a good book with an important message about picking up the pieces after a loved one commits suicide. It is raw. It is visceral. And it is almost ruined by the trope-eriffic, cliché-ridden romance. Why, Gayle? Why?! This was ever-so-much more annoying than that sneaking into the ICU sce...
I was Here is written by Gayle Forman. I have actually never read any of her work in the past but after reading this book I definitely plan to read more of her work in the future. The type of story written about Cody and Meg is something I am familiar with. I struggled to actually start reading t...
3.5Throughout this whole book, I wavered between giving it 3 and 4 stars.It ultimately missed the four-star mark because I thought the romance was kind of gross and creepy, and it felt somewhat extraneous and obligatory in a book that draws its strength from its examination of friendship.It's also a...
I had high expectations for this book after If I Stay and Where She Went, and I wasn’t disappointed. I Was Here definitely won’t be for everyone, but parts of it resonated with me in a way I didn’t expect. There’s a lot going on in this book, both up front and beneath the surface – about secrets, fa...
I just couldn't get into this story at all. I felt no connection. I believe many will feel the emotional aspects and love it, but it isn't for me.
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