This Is Where It Ends
Everyone has a reason to fear the boy with the gun. 10:00 a.m. The principal of Opportunity, Alabama's high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve. 10:02 a.m. The students get up to leave the auditorium for their... show more
Everyone has a reason to fear the boy with the gun.
The principal of Opportunity, Alabama's high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.
The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.
The auditorium doors won't open.
Someone starts shooting.
Told from four perspectives over the span of 54 harrowing minutes, terror reigns as one student's calculated revenge turns into the ultimate game of survival.
Publish date: 2016
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Pages no: 285
Edition language: English
While I was reading this book, I had to constantly remind myself that this book was written for teens not adults. The premise was horrific and timely; although with Sandy Hook (among other school shootings) I think it may have been a bit on the tacky side. However, like adults, younger teens like...
I saw This is where it ends for the first time in the Buzz Books but after I was rejected on Netgalley, the book kind of disappeared from my radar until I saw it again last week (there has been very little publicity in The Netherlands for it, even though this is where the author lives). Mass shoot...
This was a quick read and it has a lot of potential. But overall its an exhausting book and gets a bit tiring. As school shootings are a big topic in today's society I was looking forward to reading this one. But, its lacked depth and ended up being one action scene after another without much though...
In her debut novel Marieke Nijkamp takes the reader inside a school shooting from four different perspectives: At 10am the principle of Opportunity High finishes her welcome speech to the students as the students go to leave the auditorium they discover that all the doors are locked and then the sh...
*I received a free copy of This Is Where It Ends from Sourcebooks Fire via Netgalley in exchange of an honest and unbiased review* Warning: This book includes mature content such as: sexual content, and/or drug and/or alcohol use, and/or violence. This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp Published...