Monday, June 27, 2011

Review of You Are Not Here by Samantha Schutz

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You Are Not Here by Samantha Schutz isn't a light sort of read; it's told in free verse (like an Ellen Hopkins book) and deals with Lee, a girl whose "boyfriend" dies suddenly of a rare heart condition. During the novel, Lee must deal with the grief she has in her heart and realize that her relationship with Brian wasn't as great as she thought it was. It's a very deep read, but by the end, there was hope, which is more than I can say for some "deep" novels in the same format. You Are Not Here is a quick read, and because I love verse novels I will be looking for other novels by Samantha.

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