Sad news in the world of young-adult literature. A début novel called “Crash Into Me” was released Monday, but its author, Albert Borris, has. Crash Into Me by Albert Borris – book cover, description, publication history. “The ultimate heartbreaking, poignant road trip to a place you never thought you’ d go.” –Todd Strasser, bestselling author of Give a Boy a Gun “Crash Into Me.
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Senza contare che non trovo difficile credere che un episodio del genere possa realmente verificarsi, visto l’alto tasso dei suicidi giovanili, specialmente negli Stati Uniti! One of the things that I enjoyed about this novel was that you could relate to the teens’ feelings of worthlessness and unhappiness – even if yours never amounted to the same amount of pain. Both boys and girls could read and enjoy this book.
Teenagers, in this case. However, as the story progressed, the tone became more emotional and the story became easier to follow. With friendship and love- pain is a little more bearable.
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Characters except the main are rather thin, and even our MC is more Perks of Being a Wallflower than anything else.
Borria admit that some of them had their moments, but I found myself not caring about any of them. It revolves around four teens who plan to commit suicide after taking a road trip across the USA to visit the graves of their favorite celebrities that committed suicide.
Jul 01, shrug city rated it liked it. The reason is slowly intk as the story unfolds. As they drive cross-country, bonding over their dark impulses, sharing their deepest secrets and desires, living it up, hooking up, and becoming true friends, each must decide whether life is worth living–or if there’s no turning back.
Le conversazioni in chat dei quattro ragazzi, poi, aiutano il lettore a comprendere le ragioni di questo viaggio. Owen, Audrey, Jin-Ae e Frank vogliono seguire i loro passi per smettere di soffrire e fuggire dalle loro misere esistenze.
However, it became more emotional throughout the book. Yup I thought it was going to be good but it wasn’t. In spite of the bad jokes, he chooses to live in New Jersey. When I started it, though, I found myself int with connecting with any of the characters. Owen blames himself for something he can’t change. Cancel reply Enter your comment here I found it horrible when she intercepted Jin-Ae’s call.
Owen’s narration is kind of boring. Wonderfully written, this book made me feel like I was there on the road trip with them, feeling their pain and loneliness in life. They wanted to travel more and do things that they have never down before. But that’s just one of the many open questions left at the end of the book. Refresh and try again.
YA Bookaholic : Book Review – Crash Into Me by Albert Borris
Four suicidal teens met in an online chat room, found comfort in each other and their discussions and made a pact to visit one famous person’s grave site each, that died from suicide. This morning I was feeling kind of bad because lately, I’ve given a lot of books really low ratings. Price may vary by retailer.
Albert Borris is also a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, who specializes in working with teens. The topics covered are death, suicide, sex, drugs and alcohol. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love.
Alas, the emotional content was painfully lacking. Not entirely there in the moment, but rather stuck in his head and his own memories and how he interprets his surroundings. They had the potential to be interesting but they just weren’t, and as much as I tried to be interested alebrt them, or to care for them, I just couldn’t. To be honest, I hated most of the characters in borrus book.
She lied because she wanted to hang out with Frank, Jin-Ea, and Owen. The ending felt like it came out of nowhere, with new information thrown out as a way to shock the reader. When they meet online after each alberr suicide and fails, the four teens make a deadly pact: I albsrt more interaction between the characters.
He makes the each character stand out and become unforgettable. Defiance, despair, love, and honor are some of the common reasons in books. I did not understand why Borris felt the need to make that happen, especially since they make a whole point of stopping in SF for her to do cool gay stuff. The language used by the characters in the book is coarse, and not meant for younger readers. Love and hope gave them a hunger for something they never though they have.
After a crqsh suicide attempts, he meets Jin-Ae, Frank, and Audrey online and they form a bond, a friendship, a pact.