Holding up the Universe is a book that went on my ‘must-have’ list after reading and loving Niven’s first book, All the Bright Places. Niven’s writing just speaks to me and I couldn’t wait to read about Libby and Jack. Libby Strout, once known as America’s fattest teen, has lost 300 pounds and is heading back to high school. I absolutely loved how strong Libby was, I loved the fact that she didn’t care what anyone thought and she didn’t take shit from anyone. She stood up for others and herself and as much as everyone bullied her, she never gave up and she didn’t let it waver her belief in herself. Libby is the definition of a strong and […]
Author: Jennifer Niven
Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s a feature where we show-off one of our most anticipated reads of the year. Where we tend to add more books to your never-ending TBR. erica’s waiting on Guys, I cannot express my excitement for this book. I love All the Bright Places and I think I’m going to absolutely love this one as well. I know some people think it may be offensive, but to each their own. Which book are you guys waiting on?
The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Soon to be a major motion picture starring 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 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 […]