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All the Bright Places
All the Bright Places | Jennifer Niven
"A do not miss for fans ofEleanor and ParkandThe Fault in Our Stars,and basically anyone who can breathe."--Justine MagazineANew York TimesbestsellerSoon to be a major motion picturestarring Elle Fanning!Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him.Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sisters recent death.When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, its unclear who saves whom. And when they pair up on a project to discover the natural wonders of their state, both Finch and Violet make more important discoveries: Its only with Violet that Finch can be himselfa weird, funny, live-out-loud guy whos not such a freak after all. And its only with Finch that Violet can forget to count away the days and start living them. But as Violets world grows, Finchs begins to shrink.This is an intense, gripping novel perfect for fans of Gayle Forman,Jay Asher, Rainbow Rowell, John Green, and Jenny Downham from a talented new voice in YA, Jennifer Niven.At the hearta big oneof All the Bright Places lies a charming love story about this unlikely and endearing pair of broken teenagers.New York Times Book Reviewthis heartbreaking love story about two funny, fragile, and wildly damaged high school kids named Violet and Finch is worth reading. Niven is a skillful storyteller who never patronizes her charactersor her audience. Entertainment WeeklyFrom the Hardcover edition.
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Shay1097
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“The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it's the small things that count.”

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Shay1097
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I think now that I have reread this book as an adult I can see the problems in it a little more clearly then when I was 18 I wont lie in this reading process this book felt a lot younger and more problematic then it should have, it did not age well for me. I think it's VERY important to ensure young readers know suicide is not the option they need to turn too, it is not romantic or beautiful and it does in no way make the people around you better

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𝖥𝗂𝖾𝗅𝖽 𝖭𝗈𝗍𝖾𝗌 𝗈𝗇 𝖫𝗈𝗏𝖾 𝗐𝖺𝗌 𝗆𝗒 𝗅𝖺𝗌𝗍 𝖻𝗈𝗈𝗄 17 𝖺𝗇𝖽 𝗇𝗈𝗐 𝗂𝗍‘𝗌 𝗈𝖿𝖿𝗂𝖼𝗂𝖺𝗅𝗅𝗒 𝗈𝗏𝖾𝗋 𝖺𝗇𝖽 𝖨‘𝗆 𝗆𝗈𝗏𝗂𝗇𝗀 𝗍𝗈 𝖻𝗈𝗈𝗄 18 𝗐𝗁𝗂𝖼𝗁 𝗂𝗌 𝖠𝗅𝗅 𝖳𝗁𝖾 𝖡𝗋𝗂𝗀𝗁𝗍 𝖯𝗅𝖺𝖼𝖾𝗌 𝖻𝗒 𝖩𝖾𝗇𝗇𝗂𝖿𝖾𝗋 𝖭𝗂𝗏𝖾𝗇, 𝖨‘𝗆 𝗋𝖾𝖺𝗅𝗅𝗒 𝖾𝗑𝖼𝗂𝗍𝖾𝖽 𝖻𝖾𝖼𝖺𝗎𝗌𝖾 𝗍𝗁𝖾 𝗆𝗈𝗏𝗂𝖾 𝗂𝗌 𝖼𝗈𝗆𝗂𝗇𝗀 𝗈𝗎𝗍 𝗌𝗈𝗈𝗇! 📚 𝗏𝗌 🎥

#allthebrightplaces #jenniferniven #18 #2020 #book #vs #movie

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MMFinck
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Fantastic. Utterly well-done. Specifically, Finch. The Author‘s Note nails it too.

TheLudicReader I loved the book so much. I am nervous about the movie. 5d
MMFinck @TheLudicReader me too a little, but I have hope. Netflix did a great job with Thirteen Reasons Why season 1. 🤞 14h
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BookDragonNotWorm
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This one was good, but a bit of a disappointment. I think I expected it to make me more emotional and the characters' evolution and journeys left me underwhelmed. Well written, but not what I was looking for. Ultimately, though, a sound book.

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Vee_Bookish
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I finished All The Bright Places in preparation for the movie release yesterday! Whew, that was not a cute read. It's a fantastic portrayal out the darker side of mental health though, expertly written.

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kaciekusinski
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I have this rule that I have to read the book before I see the movie.. can‘t wait to see this one at the end of February!

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That-Bookish-Hiker
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Ahhh!!! Netflix released the trailer this morning and I have the chills!!! I‘m super excited for it.

Feb 28th can‘t come soon enough.

https://youtu.be/zfQXKVCudec

OriginalCyn620 What?! I hadn‘t heard about this! I loved the book so much! 3w
That-Bookish-Hiker @OriginalCyn620 loved the book too! Super excited to see how Netflix did translating it to movie. They better make me ugly cry like the book did. 😝 3w
OriginalCyn620 Yes! I have a feeling they will. Netflix usually does a good job with their adaptations. 3w
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IrishColleen
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4.5/5 stars. A story of a boy and a girl, both going through very hard teen-aged years for different reasons, come together and give some new meaning to each other‘s lives. There is beautiful and artistic prose, deep thoughts, vivid emotional pain along with all the usual crap involved with high school. I didn‘t know this was a YA book when I bought it (or I wouldn‘t have), but this one will stick with me. Tears definitely involved. 💗

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Tashreads
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Currently reading in preparation for the Netflix adaptation ❤️📚 #AUDayReadathon

Chab256 I met Jennifer Nivens...she was lovely! 1mo
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jen.crofts
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This was a tough one, but such an important topic, and so well written. Listening to the author talk briefly about her experiences with the topic made it that much better for me. I‘m looking forward to the Netflix adaptation!

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Just finished this audio. A heartbreaking love story about 2 fragile and damaged high school kids named Violet and Finch. Niven‘s writing is excellent despite the difficult topic. Narration alternates between Finch and Violet. Very touching and an honest depiction of depression and mental illness. Looking forward to Netflix movie 2/28/20.

#AllTheBrightPlaces #JenniferNiven #SeparatedByAPondTour #Indiana

TrishB This has been on my tbr for a while - great review 👍🏻 1mo
EadieB @TrishB Thanks1 1mo
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“Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky.”

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Ravenpuff
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This is my second time reading this book. I want to finish before it premieres on #Netflix. I will try not to compare he movie to the book. #amreading #AlltheBrightPlaces #JenniferNiven

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Ravenpuff
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This is my second time reading this book. I want to finish before it premieres on #Netflix. I will try not to compare he movie to the book. #amreading #AlltheBrightPlaces #JenniferNiven

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Lovesbooks87
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Oh my gosh this book just wrecked me!!!! 😭😭😭 I had a feeling about halfway through the book were the story was going but I was praying that it didn‘t. But it did. My heart broke for both Violet and Finch. Mental Heath and Suicide Prevention is very important. We need to be there for our family and friends in need. Now just to watch until the Netflix movie comes out so I can be wrecked all over again! 😭

LiteraryinLititz This was a tear jerker for sure! So good! 2mo
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AmritJ
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Re-reading All The Bright Places❤?
"The thing I realize is, that it's not what you take, it's what you leave."

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darena.ptkv
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Does anybody else ever read a book that‘s about to be adopted into a movie soon and they go “Oh shit I need to finish that thing real fast”? Cause tbh that‘s what is happening with me reading this book, even though I‘m super busy with my finals at the moment, I just don‘t wanna get any influenced by the fandom that will come following the movie release

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Aliezah :)
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Genre: Young adult fiction
Date started: Dec 1
Date completed: Dec 5
How did I choose this book? The intriguing summary at the back of the book quickly caught my attention and drove me right into the book.
Summary: There was this one boy ‘Theodore Finch‘ who is fascinated by death. Everyday, he thinks of how he may die, but he also thinks and searches for something to keep him here alive on earth.
Summary and information below. :)

Aliezah :) Violet Markey lives for the unknowable future. She counts the days until their graduation, which means that that‘s the time she can escape from her small Indiana town and the aching grief of her sister‘s death.
When Finch and Violet encounter each other on the ledge of the bell tower at their school, it becomes unclear who saves whom. Soon, Finch can only be himself with Violet and Violet forgets to count the days and begins to live them.
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Aliezah :) However, Violet‘s world is growing but as it‘s growing, Finch‘s world is shrinking.
Who is the protagonist: The protagonist in this book is Violet Markey.
What was their problem: Violet was mourning over her sister's death and was counting down the days until graduation so that she can escape her town. Finch has undiagnosed bipolar disease which Violet helped a bit but throughout the book it progresses.
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Aliezah :) How was their problem solved? Violet‘s world was growing considering that Finch distracted and helped her to hurry up the process of grieving over her sister. Violet also helped Finch but his bipolar disorder made it hard for Violet to fully understand him. Therefore, after Finch died, Violet was inspired to do better considering that the author‘s main message was “If you die the right way, you can end up being an inspiration to others.”
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Read this book 4 years ago. Check out Violet and Finch's story before its movie release if you haven't read it yet📖🎬 #BooksToScreen

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Ravenpuff
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Been waiting for this movie adaptation to come out for two years. It‘s one of my favorite books! Another movie I wait to come out on Netflix in February! 😬❤️ #AllTheBrightPlaces #Netflix

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Burgoota
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New read

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2019 11 09
2019 11 22
I wonder what the story would be like when two main characters interact as they suffer from grief.

1ReVeluvY Violet and Finch meet at a bell tower of their school, wondering what it would be like if they jumped. When they pair up for a project to discover places in Indiana, they get closer as Finch helps Violet to get on track again who is grieving her sister's death. When Violet feels like herself again, more free, Finch's world starts to break down because everything seemed so dark. 3mo
1ReVeluvY Even though he tried to overcome his bipolar disorder, he was still overwhelmed with the confusion and emptiness. He wanders, finishing the project he and Violet started and kills himself. It was if he already lived his life and Violet is left to continue her epitaph.
The development of the characters are very effective with all the connection. Families and friends have their own problems to be busy and worry about while they forget about Finch.
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1ReVeluvY Violet had it hard the most because she noticed him like Finch wanted at least someone to. She did more to her part than she could have and feels responsible for Finch's selfish decision. I think Finch's death was made for a reason. It was there to help the characters realize things that will help them move on. Some were too afraid to recognize reality while some start regretting. 3mo
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BekaReid
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Raw. Beautiful writing. A hard book to read at times and hard to review after completing it. So much to think about. Mental illness is real. It's hard. We need to talk about it more.

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Lynsey40
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😥😥😥😥

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Lynsey40
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One of my favourite books

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SammyB123
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“If all else perished and he remained, i should still continue to be”

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I love this book so much. I loved Violet and Finch and gosh I really fell for Finch. At the end I was just screaming for her to go find him and save him but when I read “Even when they bring the body up, swollen and bloated and blue” my heart just dropped. I immediately started crying and I cried for the rest of the book waiting for Violet to find Finch at the other wandering places and that he didn‘t actually die but that never happened. RIP TF💔

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Shamzi
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#7days7covers
Day 2 - Something sweet, Something tragic

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Butterflyamore
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What was the last book to make you cry?

My emotions are easily provoked by books but there are definitely some that require more tissue usage than others. If you haven‘t had a chance to check out my top 5 tearjerkers video, you can watch it here: https://youtu.be/yUWs6j9McHE

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sammisho
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Trigger Warning: Suicide

I think this book could have had an important and impactful message.this book could have been about reducing stigma, listening to the signs, not being afraid to speak up. But instead, I found it really problematic. I thought it romantized teen suicide. I am over the tortured, mysterious, "sexy" trope.
#booked19 book to movie
@BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft

sammisho Also...the audio is pretty awful! 5mo
Cinfhen Ugh! Appreciate your honest review 5mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Keeping it real. I‘ll bet I‘d have the same concerns. Thanks! 5mo
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hes7
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2. The Big Bang Theory
3. Cheerios + almond milk
4. Mountain
5. Gray Queen

#friyayintro

corycatelyn @hes7 why did this book make you mad? 🤔 6mo
Scochrane26 @corycatelyn it made me mad because it handles mental health issues in a glorified way. Irresponsible in a ya book, especially because teen suicide risk is very high. (edited) 6mo
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hes7
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If this were only Violet‘s story, I‘d feel differently. Since it‘s Violet + Finch‘s, it made me mad.

It begins innocuously enough, an unlikely friendship forming between two struggling teens, helping each other through mental illness and grief. But then, with the (predictable) ending, it feels more harmful than helpful to the dialogue around mental health.

After this book + The Female of the Species, I really need some good, happy books. 😂

Scochrane26 As a therapist, I really had a problem with the last half of the book. There are other ya books that handle mental illness in a more responsible way. 6mo
ruskigurl16 Good to know. I will have to be careful since there will be #triggers 6mo
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Book_yogi
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This book was hard to read, but good to read. To me, it really isn't much like Fault in Our Stars, but is a different story about loss and mental illness. Finch shines brightly and full of life, though he spends his time deciding whether or not to die. His relationship with Violet is just as bright and heart tugging as the rest of the story. It can also serve as a warning to all parents, to listen, even when nothing is being said.

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A lovely but very tragic book about a bipolar guy and a girl who's haunted by the death of her older sister.

Rating: 🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤

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Balibee146
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Next up for #24in48 I need tea and biscuits too.
Happy readathon everyone ☕🙂
#currentlyreading

TrishB This has been on my tbr for ever! 7mo
Balibee146 @TrishB I seem to be reading lots of YA just now.... I'm liking the writing so far 7mo
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natalieebloom
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This book will definitely take me a few days to process... I‘m having trouble deciding if I liked it or not. To me, Holding Up the Universe had a better storyline, but regardless, I am sold on Niven‘s writing after reading another book of hers. My biggest complaint is that I predicted the entire ending within the first 25-50 pages, but that sometimes happens with YA. A solid pick for fans of Looking for Alaska by John Green. Grab some Kleenex.

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BethR91
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Cried like a baby at the end of the book. I felt so much on behalf of both the main characters it felt like I was there in their relationship

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Book #30

trazo Love this book 💜 8mo
Rupi Same!! 8mo
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mirsophie
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This was one of the best books I've ever read. In the vein of thirteen reasons why ot was as real and visceral as any book about suicide. Finch and violet were amazing. This was funny and sad at the same time.

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Still can't get over, the fact that Theoder left reality. I truly believe that he is now living in the world he had always wanted, but never had until it all ended. It was unfortunate to see how Violet wasn't able to save him through all the moments they shared together. Although, the wanderings that he left were lovely and heartbreaking at the same time. Jovian Plutonian effect, one of the best way to describe the feeling of being able to live🖤

Kaylamburson This was an emotional read. Welcome to Litsy!!! 📚💜 8mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗🌺 8mo
imang3l @Kaylamburson it was 😔 8mo
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Currently listening

Clwojick I really enjoyed this one. 9mo
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