The After Girls
Ella, Astrid, and Sydney were planning the perfect summer after high school graduation. But when Astrid commits suicide in a lonely cabin, the other girls' worlds are shattered. How could their best friend have done this--to herself and to them? They knew everything about Astrid. Shouldn't they... show more
Ella, Astrid, and Sydney were planning the perfect summer after high school graduation. But when Astrid commits suicide in a lonely cabin, the other girls' worlds are shattered. How could their best friend have done this--to herself and to them? They knew everything about Astrid. Shouldn't they have seen this coming? Couldn't they have saved her? As Ella hunts for the truth, and Sydney tries to dull the pain, a chilling message from Astrid leaves them wondering whether their beloved friend is communicating from the after life. The girls embark on a journey to uncover Astrid's dark secrets. The answers to those questions--questions they never dreamed of asking--will change their lives forever.
Publish date: April 18th 2013
Publisher: Merit Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
this book is absolutely beautiful. there's an aching in every sentence that really clings, but not in a bad way. i've struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts/attempts for years, and this book was almost like a call home for me: seeing the effects a death has on friends, family, strangers. ev...
Why? Ella and Sydney are dealing with this question after their best friend Astrid commits suicide and they feel that they should have seen the signs before this tragic event took place. These three girls have been best friends for years and they did everything together. What did they miss and how...
This definitely was an emotional book about a powerful subject. The After Girls is in 3rd person but gives the perspectives of Syd and Ella. It starts right after their other best friend Astrid kills herself. As most of you know, this is a subject that is close to my heart because of my dad, and...
After Astrid's sudden suicide, Ella and Sydney try to move on.Ella and Sydney have two very different methods of coping. Ella cries a lot and wants to talk through her feelings. Sydney emotionally shuts down and drinks more.This book is emotional, but still fast paced and it keeps you guessing.It's ...