Out of Reach
How do you find someone who doesn’t want to be found? A girl searches for her missing addict brother while confronting her own secrets in this darkly lyrical novel.Rachel has always idolized her older brother Micah. He struggles with addiction, but she tells herself that he’s in control. And she... show more
How do you find someone who doesn’t want to be found? A girl searches for her missing addict brother while confronting her own secrets in this darkly lyrical novel.Rachel has always idolized her older brother Micah. He struggles with addiction, but she tells herself that he’s in control. And she almost believes it. Until the night that Micah doesn’t come home.Rachel’s terrified—and she can’t help but feel responsible. She should have listened when Micah tried to confide in her. And she only feels more guilt when she receives an anonymous note telling her that Micah is nearby and in danger.With nothing more to go on than hope and a slim lead, Rachel and Micah’s best friend, Tyler, begin the search. Along the way, Rachel will be forced to confront her own dark secrets, her growing attraction to Tyler…and the possibility that Micah may never come home.
Publish date: October 16th 2012
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Young Adult Contemporary
, Road Trip
, New Adult
Other reviews at The Book Babe's Reads. For me, Out of Reach was an interesting read - I enjoyed seeing the effects of addiction on family members - a lot of the time, we read more about the person who's addicted. It was nice to see some variation to the trope. But I went into Out of Reach expec...
2.5 stars. A relatively short read, but a lot of the book was just ... boring. No main events, and the ending seemed very anticlimactic. RtC.
Usually, when it comes to books with such a serious topic, they hit me at my core and stick with me for a very long time. There is just so much pull and emotion with these kinds of books that they are my weak spot. Out Of Reach does not fall in that category for me. Even though I love the cover and ...
WARNING: This review may contain, foul language, spoilers, general rantiness, and an over use of angry gifs. I really wanted to like this book. Truly, I did. But it pissed me off and I can’t say that I will be recommending it to anyone. In fact, I have already told several people to steer clear....
Hope…All throughout Out Of Reach by Carrie Arcos, we follow Rachel as she goes on a mission to find her older brother, Micah, who has left home and disappeared. Rachel lives with the guilt that she should have notified her parents of her concerns with Micah’s addiction to Meth. If she had said som...