I Was Here
From the bestselling author of If I Stay - this summer's YA blockbuster film.This characteristically powerful novel follows eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds in the months following her best friend's shocking suicide.As Cody numbly searches for answers as to why Meg took her own life, she begins a... show more
From the bestselling author of If I Stay - this summer's YA blockbuster film.This characteristically powerful novel follows eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds in the months following her best friend's shocking suicide.As Cody numbly searches for answers as to why Meg took her own life, she begins a journey of self-discovery which takes her to a terrifying precipice, and force
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Pages no: 270
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'm becoming more and more of a fan of Gayle Forman's the more I read of her. She does a good job capturing what it's like to be a teenager again: the emotions, the relationships, the fears and hopes and dreams. Her writing is easy to get through but is fun and engaging to read. I Was Here, to me,...
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...
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