Publish date: April 2nd 2009
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
, High School
I knew when I first got this, it would be a hard one to read. The subject matter is far from fluffy bunnies and rainbows. It's a very real and very serious subject. A subject I can relate to. I've read other books or seen made for TV movies on the subject and I think this is one of the better stori...
This was another book that has been receiving so many positive, glowing reviews, one almost has to approach reading it with a healthy amount of skepticism. For me, the skepticism was gone just a few pages into the book and I was swept into the story without ever looking back. I read this book in one...
I had a very difficult time getting into this book. I don't think the subject matter was really the problem. I think it started off with the writing style. Writing in present tense can be a lot trickier to pull off for some authors, as was the case for Julia Hoba in my opinion. It just threw me off ...
An intensely realistic and blunt tale of a girl whose past threatens to overwhelm her - so she turns to cutting herself in order to numb her mind and escape from the suffocating pain that follows her day in and day out, rushing over her like a wave. Willow struggles to keep her ugly secret to hersel...
I am glad I re-read this. So real and so visual.