Being true to yourself Rating PG 13 Why this rating LGBT references kissing drugs and alcohol useFor ages Okay so on the Harper Collins Canada Site they advise 14 and up but I m going to advise this for readers 16 and older due to above listed contentRecommended to Fans of Amy Roger s Epic Detour and those who like not knowing what s going onStars Two and a half out of five Why this number of stars The Cover This is the only part of of stars The Cover This is the only part of book I can agree with myself
On I Love It I love it three people depicted on the cover are the three people who tell the story and the sunset to me has always signified suspense as you never can know what the night may hold The Content I don t really know how I feel about this book Reading it made me almost uncomfortable Sometimes I felt like throwing the book across the room and other times I couldn t get nough My motions were thrown around like your stomach on a tilt a whirl At times I didn t know where the story was taking me and at others I thought I had a grasp on what "Was Going On Only "going on only the whole perspective to change by a turn of plot Character Development Callie one of the main characters came to terms with her sexual orientation through the course of the book but the character I felt most proud of by the nd of this book was her mother Her mother finally realized that she was neglecting her child and needed to reconnect with her I really didn t like Ivy s character at all She compulsively lied and didn t seem to regret it She reminded me of those mean girls in high school who are always going to parties and are pretty shallow on the wholeWould I read the second book Honestly I m not sure I might read other books by Mrs Kuipers but I would not read the seuel to this bookFind I am usually not a fan of books written in multiple POVs I usually do not like books that start off with the Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, end cliffhanger and then start from the beginning But in The Death of Us all of the above worked in such a way that made me love this book so muchPOVs or. Ree year absence but the girls pick up where they left off and suddenly Callie's summer is full of parties boys and fun Beneath the surface things. 25 starsThis kind of felt like one of the betterBook "novels but still A free Book novel I love how "Not terrible still A free Book novel I love how Callie from grey s anatomy have the same name and are both gay Not at all what I was xpecting Minor issues but overall very njoyable Was not a fan of the writing style The characters were interesting but not totally captivating I wasn t really invested in the story Review to come This is not a long book very uick read but packs uite an impact It s a coming of age story of Callie a good girl whose Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue estranged best friend Ivy comes back to town after a three year absence Desp I read an advance reader copy of this and reallynjoyed it The sparing poetic style is reminiscent of We Were Liars by E Lockhart as is the plotline which combined present day actions with those of a few weeks before The three narrators have distinct voices allowing you to really get to know Kurt Ivy and Callie All that said the action mystery and suspense will make this a good pick for teens who like me will likely be so anxious to figure out all of the mysteries that they ll rush through it in a single sitting Recommended Callie is living her too good to be true life her mom s a successful writer and new mother to baby Cosmo her father works at the university Callie has great friends is successful at school including writing serious articles for the school newspaper But The Man Without a Face everything is not as it seems Ivy materializes after a three year absence poisoning Callie s relationship with her good friend Kurt who is alsoditor of the newspaper When JK Rowling s Harry Potter series came out years ago adult readers demanded and got new covers to disguise the fact they were Happy Easter, Mouse! (If You Give...) enjoying young adult novels Ixpect the same will begin to happen to Alice Kuipers after The Death of Us Yes this is a young adult novel but adults will want to read it and then talk about it with their friends Describe this book in one sentence A suspenseful young adult contemporary coming of age novel about. A recovered friendship a dark secret and a love triangle with a deadly angleCallie is shocked when her friend Ivy reappears after an unexplained th.
DOWNLOAD The Death of UsPoint of views are always important in a novel and "as a reader I always tend to gravitate to one than another and that was no different in this novel "a reader I always tend to gravitate to one than another and that was no different in this novel
was my favourite I think because i was able to relatemy favourite I think because i was able to relate her and what she was going through Having a friend move away and then move back can be hard on friendships and a family dynamic Gone (Gone, especially one that has a new baby attached to it I also liked Callie s voice a lot than anyonelse because she was just so sweet and I felt like she was so genuine and seriously wanted to fit in Did she make some bad choices of course she did but they made her character that much better than it already wasIvy s character was one that I was not a fan of from the very beginning and I don t think we are meant to like her She is the friend that wants all the attention and hates it when someone steals it from her I liked her perspective on the story Threads Of The Shroud especially in contract with Callie s POV because they were so different And it showed how different people see the same situation is veryxtreme ways Kurt was the last and final POV and I loved his the most because he was in the middle of these two girls and he knew both of them better than I think All Seated on the Ground either of them thought Kurt was an interesting character because we only got is POV from the present where as we got Ivy and Callie s POV from the past And what I loved the most about this book was the fact thatvery single one of these characters meant something to the story Each one affected the other and in the Untitled. endach one took part in the Wiring end game And seriously THAT ENDING loved it so much A tragic romance A suspense novel Anxploration of the complexities of family life A book about mean girling gone desperately wrong This tightly written novel is told from three different perspectives and Kuipers manages to balance their stories with Against All Odds excellent pacing and humour It s a relatively uick read and the twist at thend will make you want to re read it the minute you get to the shocking conclusion. Aren't what they seem however and when a handsome boy with a dark past gets tangled up with Ivy the girls' history threatens to destroy their futur. .