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We Are Okay - Nina LaCour
We Are Okay
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Marin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin still feels the pull of the life and... show more
Marin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin still feels the pull of the life and tragedy she’s tried to outrun. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits. Mabel is coming to visit and Marin will be forced to face everything that’s been left unsaid and finally confront the loneliness that has made a home in her heart.

An intimate whisper that packs an indelible punch, We Are Okay is Nina LaCour at her finest. This gorgeously crafted and achingly honest portrayal of grief will leave you urgent to reach across any distance to reconnect with the people you love.
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780525425892 (0525425896)
ASIN: 525425896
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Category:
Young Adult
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YA Fanatic
YA Fanatic rated it
3.0 We Are Okay Book Review
Meh. This has a lot of potential. It's certainly well written and very lyrical. But the plot felt a little meaningless. It's already been a week or so since I listened to the audio book and I feel like I barely remember what happened. I remember feeling very let down in the end and thinking, that's ...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
3.5 We Are Okay
This is how I felt about this novel, I loved the story but I didn’t care for Marin. Okay, I said it. It’s a weird combination because Marin really makes up the whole story but that is how I felt after reading it. The story flashes back and forth between the current time period and the end of her sen...
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers rated it
3.5 Review: We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
Quick review for a quick read. Leave it to Nina LaCour to tug at my heartstrings every single time I pick up a book from her. For what it's worth, I did enjoy "We Are Okay" though it wasn't as strong for me as some of the author's other narratives (a.k.a "Hold Still"). It's the story of a young woma...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Book Felt Too Angsty
So I fell in love with the cover of this book and decide that was it I was getting this book. I have to remember that a great cover does not always equal a fantastic book. I think I am getting a little burned out by YA books about grief. This book reminded me of all the worse parts of The Square Roo...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
5.0
I received a copy of this book through Goodreads in exchange for an honest review. So I'm going to be real, at first I really could not identify with this book. Marin's words were beautiful and her experience was tragic, but it didn't really seem to be going anywhere. (Also, not going to lie, being ...
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