In the wake of her best friend IngridÕs suicide, Caitlin is left alone, struggling to find hope and answers. When she finds the journal Ingrid left behind for her, she begins a journey of understanding and broadening her horizons that leads her to new friendships and first love. Nina LaCour... show more
In the wake of her best friend IngridÕs suicide, Caitlin is left alone, struggling to find hope and answers. When she finds the journal Ingrid left behind for her, she begins a journey of understanding and broadening her horizons that leads her to new friendships and first love. Nina LaCour brings the changing seasons of CaitlinÕs first year without Ingrid to life with emotion, honesty, and captivating writing.
Publish date: 2010
Pages no: 231
Edition language: English
I actually finished this around last week, but I didn't have time to write a review until now. Even though it was a sad story, it had a good ending. I liked Caitlin's friendships with Dylan and Taylor, because it showed Caitlin moving on and accepting Ingrid's death. I appreciated that all the chara...
(If you'd like, you can read my pre-review post here on BL, which I'm not putting in the review on my blog. Too personal, too much backstory for why I felt the way I did with this book. But it's there in case you're interested. I think it did more for me than it will for anybody else, but that's oka...
What can I say? HOLD STILL was a book I purchased as a closeout awhile back. It’s been sitting on my shelf, collecting dust, forgotten behind a stack of newer releases. I’m already 4 books behind my goal for 2013 so I thought, “This one is short. I’ll give it a try.” Two hours of frantic reading in ...
While I’d read lots of positive reviews of Hold Still, it was actually the book trailer that convinced me to read it. I was in the mood for something depressing earlier this year and couldn’t track down my copy of Thirteen Reasons Why, and thinking this one might be similar, I picked it up instead....
If the breathtaking cover of Hold Still hasn’t already captured your attention, the beautiful writing inside certainly will. LaCour’s debut is an ambitious piece, taking on grief, confusion, and the swirling unknown of despair that leads to teenage suicide. While I can’t say that this is an easy rea...
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