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 sister's recent death.
When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it's 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: It's only with Violet that Finch can be himself - a weird, funny, live-out-loud guy who's not such a freak after all. And it's only with Finch that Violet can forget to count away the days and start living them. But as Violet's world grows, Finch's begins to shrink.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 01 / 2015
- 129 x 198mm
All the Bright Places - Jennifer Niven
All the Bright Places is easily my favourite book of all time. This devastatingly beautiful story shines a light onto my own life and beliefs, allowing me to discover new parts of myself every time I read it. I fall in love with Violet and Finch after every reading - something which happens a lot - and applaud Jennifer Niven for the beautiful depth and incredible realism she brings to them. If I could only read one book for the rest of my life, it would undoubtedly be this one. Could not recommend more highly!
This incredible novel is as beautiful as it is heartbreaking. Violet Markey has recently lost her sister in a tragic accident, and Theodore Finch is battling the demons inside his mind every single day. When the pair meet, both of their lives are changed. All the Bright Places is educational, raw, and intense. This book changed my life. - Holly (QBD)
"A story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who wants to die." All the Bright Places easily claims the title as my all time favourite book out of all the ones I have read. This book follows the story of a girl named Violet, who has recently lost her sister and doesn't see the point in living much longer. All hope is lost until she meets a very strange and out going boy named Finch, who also wants to die.
This book deals with depression and anxiety issues in a very different and somehow sarcastic way, making it less of a tear jerker and more of a very interesting and intriguing book to read that leaves you wanting more. Highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a book they'll never forget! - Tia (QBD)