Keep Holding On
A romantic and empowering book about bullying. Noelle's life is all about survival. Even her best friend doesn't know how much she gets bullied, or the ways her mom neglects her. Noelle's kept so much about her life a secret for so long that when her longtime crush Julian Porter starts paying... show more
A romantic and empowering book about bullying. Noelle's life is all about survival. Even her best friend doesn't know how much she gets bullied, or the ways her mom neglects her. Noelle's kept so much about her life a secret for so long that when her longtime crush Julian Porter starts paying attention to her, she's terrified. Surely it's safer to stay hidden than to risk the pain of a broken heart. But when the torment of a friend takes a dramatic turn, Noelle realizes it's time to stand up for herself...and for the love that makes her keep holding on.
Publish date: April 23rd 2013
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, High School
, Young Adult Contemporary
How did I end up reading two books on teen suicide back to back? The inner flap of this book was misleading. The romance angle wasn't nearly as big a plot point as it makes you think. No, instead you are given a short, very unoriginal story full of flat, typical cliche characters. Nothing about this...
This book needs to be read. By everyone. It's a very powerful and inspiring story about a girl name Noelle. Every day, Noelle lives in fear of being tormented. Nowhere is safe for her. Her only friend is Sherae, a girl who has problems of her own. But then Ali Walsh, another girl who suffered from b...
I have a rant but I'm not going to post it. I get what the author was trying to do but don't feel she succeeds. I'm just going to stop there because my emotions are still all over the place after reading this.
Due to copy and paste, formatting has been lost.This book was a lot darker than I anticipated, and I haven't yet decided whether I loved it's darkness or just tolerated it. For Colasanti, this was REALLY dark. I rarely think that her book's are dark-- she writes about hard subjects, but she tends to...
Very good. Full review to come!