This book is really sad, and full of grief, but also hopeful, and uplifting? Currently a full-time writer, she lives and writes in San Francisco, California—not far from the settings of her novels. Mar 15, Katie rated it really liked it. My last star goes to the way death is treated in this book.
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After reading this book, my emotions were kinda everywhere at once.
They are both looking for an outlet from the pain. I really wished I could have written some more detail and depth to this review to express how I felt but I am hoping these pictures will get across the words I can't.
You can help by adding to it. Okay, so about half way through this book I felt like it was going to be a 2 star read for me.
The Sky Is Everywhere Book Review
For Your Family Log in Sign me skj. No sweet soft peck about it. It's about love and loss. And when a breathtakingly handsome new boy, an immensely talented musician, comes to school, Lennie finds herself falling for him with an intensity she never knew possible, yet it is an intensity complicated by her feelings for Toby.
A story that shakes the earth. So I am going to os a star to every thing I liked about it: Mar 17, Lola rated it really liked it. TBR Reduce Challenge 1- Realistic portrayal of a teen committed to killing herself. Not to talk about the whole book being printed in blue ink.
It's one of those Eveerywhere books that make you think that the writer doesn't quite remember what being a teenager is like, how teens talk and think, and resorts to entering the genre because the story is not deep enough to be marketed as adult fiction. The star rating reflects nelskn quality and learning potential. But Lennie went through so much — she lost her sister to whom she gave all her love — and so I understood how empty and confused that made her. Joe… must I go there?!
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The Sky Is Everywhere
On the positive side, though, this book was a page turner and I really did want to see how it all finished. View all 85 comments. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Author Jandy Nelson wraps the deep emotions of grief with the delightful emotions of first-love.
I really loved Gram and Uncle Big, they are some crazy cool characters let me tell you. All these handwritten notes are printed out at the beginning of each new chapter throughout all the book, with a note on where they were found but not by whom.
Oct 28, Arlene rated it it was amazing Shelves: Suddenly their relationship is overcome by intense longing and passion, something that Lennie has never felt before, yet she isn't sure whether she actually wants Toby, or if being with him is a way of preserving her sister.
Can you think of other media that deal with getting over a loved-one's death? Basically, I just didn't like and couldn't sympathize with the main character Lennie.
Lennie Walker is a teenage clarinetist whose beloved sister, Bailey, suddenly dies of a heart failure. I felt for Lennie and understood her.
The Sky Is Everywhere : Jandy Nelson :
And when we kiss, I see that on the other side of that door is the sky. Lennie walks away from the grave with a smile, knowing that her sister would have forgiven her and that nelwon only way to deal with grief is to accept that it is a part of life and to look ahead to the future. Kaycee Petersen Book Review 9.