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All the Bright Places FeaturedHot
Young Adult Fiction 6762
Way To Make a Girl Sob!
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Loved this story. Writing in duel point of views, Jennifer Niven tells the story from a boy who struggles with mental illness and the girl who doesn't want to fall in love with him. Although the subject of this YA contemporary is a difficult one to discuss, it is one that is not often discussed enough. Oddly enough the week I finished All The Bright Places, a similar tragedy struck my sons' high school so this story really hit home for me.

I don't like to cry, but this one had me in tears. This ending was fairly predictable, but I kept rooting for something to change the course of Finch's life.

I commend Jennifer for tackling such a tough subject.
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