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History Is All You Left Me (Random House LCC US)

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Praise for History Is All You Left Me An  Entertainment Weekly  Best Book of 2017  A TIME Magazine Top Ten YA of 2017 An Entertainment Weekly Most Anticipated YA A PASTE Magazine Most Anticipated YA A Bustle.com Most Anticipated YA A PopCrush Most Anticipated YA A Kirkus Reviews Most Anticipated YA & #8220 Adam Silvera is a master at capturing the infinite small heartbreaks of love and loss and grief.  History Is All You Left Me  is a beautiful meditation on what it means to survive devastating loss. This book will make you cry, think, and then cry some more.& #8221 & #8212 Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of  Everything, Everything & #8220 Silvera captures the agony of first love in an inclusive, bracingly emotional context.& #8221 & #8212 Entertainment Weekly & #8220 A complex, touching valentine to love and friendship . . . [Silvera] gets the small details of love and loss exactly right. These moments are framed in exquisite prose . . . In this emotionally charged story, Griffin& #8217 s desire to be honest with himself and others leads the reader to a greater understanding of how it feels to have a conflicted heart.& #8221 & #8212 The Washington Post & #8220 Through Griffin, Silvera presents an eloquent, in-depth examination of 'whatever comes next,' of the ways in which the grieving process both isolates people and draws them together.& #8221 & #8212 Chicago Tribune & #8220 History Is All You Left Me overflows with tenderness and heartache. Even when its hero is screwing up royally, maybe especially then, Silvera's humanity and compassion carve out a space where it's not the falling that's important, it's how you pick yourself back up. There isn't a teenager alive who won't find their heart described perfectly on these pages.& #8221 & #8212 Patrick Ness, New York Times bestselling author of  The Rest of Us Just Live Here  and  A Monster Calls & #8220 Sweetly devastating, passionately honest, and breathtakingly human. Only Adam Silvera could have written this story.' & #8212 Becky Albertalli, National Book Award nominee and award-winning author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda & #8220 Honest and moving.& #8221 & #8212 Vulture & #8220 Silvera& #8217 s wrenching sophomore effort . . . is not for the faint of heart . . . A love story for the ages.& #8221   & #8212 Barnes and Noble Teen Blog & #8220 The YA world has been taken by storm by Adam Silvera.& #8221 & #8212 The Writer & #8220 If you think Silvera& #8217 s debut novel  More Happy Than Not  was good, then you& #8217 re about to be blown away when  History Is All You Left Me  hits shelves . . . This novel does more than just bring light to the LGBTQ community, it helps bring mental health awareness into a world that desperately needs it.& #8221 & #8212 Hypable.com & #8220 A pain achingly realistic and emotional book about first loves, loss and what comes next.& #8221 & #8212 The Daily American & #8220 Silvera delivers another twisty novel about self-exploration, adolescent relationships and the bond between first loves.  History Is All You Left Me  is a tale for today& #8217 s youth& #8212 one that embraces the essence of time and love.& #8221 & #8212 Bookpage & #8220 A mesmerizing yet sorrowful story of love, death, and moving on.& #8221 & #8212 Republic World (India) & #8220 Adam Silvera is wrenchingly good at writing about grief . . . History Is All You Left Me  quietly shows how dealing with loss will help Griffin see himself and his world more clearly. It's a painful coming of age, but a beautifully written and very satisfying one.& #8221 & #8212 Shelf Awareness, Starred Review & #8220 Silvera packs a powerful emotional punch in this multilayered story told partly in flashbacks by Griffin, who's mourning the sudden death of his best friend and first love . . . The conversational yet profound tone of the book highlights the author's ear for the musicality of language and his ability to convey deep emotion through attention to its cadence and flow. A novel to savor long after it ends.& #8221 & #8212 Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review & #8220 Though Griffin& #8217 s vision is clouded by grief, passion, and guilt, readers will have no trouble understanding how unmoored Griffin has become: Silvera excels at capturing the confusion and pain he feels . . . Griffin has much to puzzle out as he tries to move forward, but he does so with the reassurance that real love exists.& #8221 & #8212 Publishers Weekly, Starred Review & #8220 Silvera& #8217 s splendid sophomore novel is filled with tantalizing questions about lies and honesty, love and loss, and past and present . . . Beautifully realized, character-driven work of literary fiction . . . In those questions, they will find an unsparing honesty that brings closure to the novel and to Griffin& #8217 s quest to let go of the past and embrace the future.& #8221 & #8212 Booklist, Starred Review & #8220 Silvera offers a gem of a story about first love and great loss . . . Profound . . . It is so easy to idolize a first love, and even easier to idolize someone who has died. Griffin& #8217 s gradual awareness of Theo& #8217 s flaws is the true heart of this standout title.& #8221 & #8212 School Library Journal, Starred Review & #8220 History Is All You Left Me is a moving portrayal of two teens grieving over the same lost love. Adam Silvera& #8217 s characters grab your heart and do not let go. This beautifully sad book will captivate teen readers.& #8221 & #8212 Angela Frederick, librarian, YALSA member, and 2015 Printz Committee member & #8220 Masterful . . . Griffin, Theo, Jackson, and Wade will stay with teen readers for a long time because they are so achingly real. YA readers need these characters and all of their edges, their mistakes, their losses and, yes, their joy. This is a complicated, nuanced, elegantly crafted work. It& #8217 s a book that& #8217 s going be a lifeline for teens, an out-stretched hand that assures them they are not alone and their story will go on. This is a book beyond compare.& #8221 & #8212 Angie Manfredi, Head of Youth Services for the Los Alamos County Library System and 2016& #8211 2017 Stonewall Book Award Committee member & #8220 Silvera& #8217 s prose is raw and lyrical, a good fit for Griffin& #8217 s intensity, and the minutiae of both romance and grief are closely observed and deeply felt . . . Griffin himself is an indelible character who will linger in readers& #8217 sympathies after the last page isturned.& #8221 & #8212 The Horn Book Magazine & #8220 Silvera finds a depth in Griffin& #8217 s story that is remarkable . . . One of the best young authors dealing with issues like sexuality, depression, mental health, and the complex and often confusing relationship rules of Millennials and younger generations. He may be categorized as YA, but Silvera is a writer well worth reading no matter your age.& #8221 & #8212 About.com & #8220 Grief is strong and realistically portrayed in this tale of relationships and love.& #8221 & #8212 School Library Connection & #8220 Silvera& #8217 s singularly authentic voice is back in force in his second novel. Like The Fault in Our Stars, here is a book that explores grief and vulnerability with honesty, without talking down to the reader. The nuanced, complex characters nearly walk off the page, and the compulsively readable story and artfully chosen details make this a book worth getting lost in!& #8221   & #8212 Shay McClean, Children& #8217 s Buyer at Third Street Books & #8220 In this authentic and charged sophomore novel, Silvera presents a narrator whose grief is nearly tangible. As Griffin revisits his path with Theo& #8212 best friend, ex-boyfriend, and love of his life& #8212 he discovers that their history is much more than a neat and tidy linear line. Once again, Silvera gifts readers with an emotional wrecking ball of a novel, leaving them stronger for the experience.& #8221 & #8212 Sara Grochowski, Children& #8217 s/YA Buyer at Brilliant Books Praise for More Happy Than Not & #8220 Beautiful . . . With a precision that feels at once dreamy and casually reportorial . . .  Mandatory reading.& #8221 & #8212 The New York Times Book Review & #8220 Silvera managed to leave me smiling after totally breaking my heart. Unforgettable.& #8221 & #8212 Becky Albertalli, National Book Award nominee and author of Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda & #8220 A one-of-a-kind voice and a genius idea . . . A mesmerizing, unforgettable tour de force.& #8221 & #8212 John Corey Whaley, National Book Award finalist and author of Where Things Come Back and Noggin & #8220 The honesty of his words and his ability to tell a story make you realize that we& #8217 ve been waiting for him.& #8221 & #8212 Holly Goldberg Sloan, author of Counting by 7s and I& #8217 ll Be There & #8220 Silvera pulls his punches with an energy, daring, and intensity that left me spellbound& #8212 and reminded me why I love to read.& #8221 & #8212 Adele Griffin, author of The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone & #8220 His writing crackles with challenging questions, searing and timely.& #8221 & #8212 Aaron Hartzler, author of Rapture Practice & #8220 Poignant . . . So engrossing that once you start it, you won't be able to put it down. Don't say we didn't warn you.& #8221 & #8212 TeenVogue.com 'Heartfelt . . . The futuristic twist, with its poignant repercussions, drives home a memorable, thoroughly contemporary theme: who you are inside is not something that can or should be erased . . . Lose your memories, lose your pain, lose yourself.& #8221 & #8212 Chicago Tribune & #8220 A gut-wrenching story telling of race and sexuality.& #8221 & #8212 The Guardian & #8220 [An] important addition to speculative fiction for young adults . . . Silvera's tale combines the best features of science fiction with social justice in this engaging read, as Aaron finds a place where he belongs.& #8221 & #8212 Los Angeles Times & #8220 This is definitely at the top of my YA list. There& #8217 s a realness to its main character, Aaron Soto, and his struggle to be who he really is. It confronts race and sexuality in a way I haven& #8217 t seen in the genre before.& #8221 & #8212 Latina Magazine & #8220 A fresh spin on . . . a teen experiencing firsts& #8212 first love, first sex, first loss& #8212 and struggling with his identity and sexuality . . . Ingenious.& #8221 & #8212 Booklist, Starred Review & #8220 An honest depiction of the pains of navigating the teen years . . . A multifaceted look at some of the more unsettling aspects of human relationships. A brilliantly conceived page-turner.& #8221 & #8212 Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review & #8220 Vividly written and intricately plotted . . . Silvera pulls no punches.& #8221 & #8212 Publishers Weekly, Starred Review & #8220 A gripping read& #8212 Silvera skillfully weaves together many divergent young adult themes within an engrossing, intense narrative.& #8221 & #8212 School Library Journal, Starred Review

Person Adam Silvera
Genre Fremdsprachig
Einband Taschenbuch
Altersempfehlung von 14
ISBN 978-1-61695-873-2
Abmessungen (B/H/T) 208x139x25mm
Gewicht 283 g