☉ Hold Still PDF / Epub ❤ Author Nina LaCour – Valtrex-4.us

Hold Still An Arresting Story About Starting Over After A Friend S Suicide, From A Breakthrough New Voice In YA Fiction Dear Caitlin, There Are So Many Things That I Want So Badly To Tell You But I Just Can T.Devastating, Hopeful, Hopeless, Playful In Words And Illustrations, Ingrid Left Behind A Painful Farewell In Her Journal For Caitlin Now Caitlin Is Left Alone, By Loss And By Choice, Struggling To Find Renewed Hope In The Wake Of Her Best Friend S Suicide With The Help Of Family And Newfound Friends, Caitlin Will Encounter First Love, Broaden Her Horizons, And Start To Realize That True Friendship Didn T Die With Ingrid And The Journal Which Once Seemed Only To Chronicle Ingrid S Descent Into Depression, Becomes The Tool By Which Caitlin Once Again Reaches Out To All Those Who Loved Ingrid And Caitlin Herself.

☉ Hold Still  PDF / Epub ❤ Author Nina LaCour – Valtrex-4.us
  • Hardcover
  • 230 pages
  • Hold Still
  • Nina LaCour
  • English
  • 28 February 2018
  • 0525421556

    10 thoughts on “☉ Hold Still PDF / Epub ❤ Author Nina LaCour – Valtrex-4.us


  1. says:

    You might be looking for reasons but there are no reasons It was this simple line that made me realise that I not only liked, but respected this book.Out of context, it is an ambiguous, awkwardly phrased sentence that makes my fingers itch to shove in some punctuation In context, it s one of the most powerful statements in the entire novel It s a deeply insightful expression of understanding, an extension of empathy, distilled into one potent line.Mental illness is not a choice And had thYou might be looking for reasons but there are no reasons It was this simple line that made me realise that I not only liked, but respected this book.Out of context, it is an ambiguous, awkwardly phrased sentence that makes my fingers itch to shove in some punctuation In context, it s one of the most powerful statements in the entire novel It s a deeply insightful expression of understanding, an extension of empathy, distilled into one potent line.Mental illness is not a choice And had this book set out to explain Ingrid s death with a list of reasons it would have been doing not only Ingrid, but others who experience mental...


  2. says:

    When I read Thirteen Reasons Why and complained about the believability of the story, several people came up to me and said, Read Hold Still instead It took me a few years, but I never forgot about the book recommendation Finally, here I am, I ve read the book, and I gladly join the group of people who tell you to read Hold Still instead.Whereas Thirteen Reasons Why lacked in depth for me, there s plenty of it in Hold Still One evening, Caitlin and Ingrid are talking about their futures, an When I read Thirteen Reasons Why and complained about the believability of the story, several people came up to me and said, Read Hold Still instead It took me a few years, but I never forgot about the book recommendation Finally, here I am, I ve read the book, and I gladly join the group of people who tell you to read Hold Still instead.Whereas Thirteen Reasons Why lacked in depth for me, there ...


  3. says:

    I love the cover pets book Isn t it just gorgeous I think I had such a good feeling about this book for such a long period of time, that I was bound to be disappointed in some way or the other Don t worry, though It had some very redeemable qualities.The premise.Caitlin s best friend, Ingrid, committed suicide The thing is, the two were pretty much inseparable Both were exceptional at photography, and it was this talent of theirs whi...


  4. says:

    I loved everything about this book from the beautiful front cover to the utterly heartbreaking storyline From the back cover we learn that this is the story of Caitlin, a young girl in high school dealing with the aftermath of her best friend Ingrid s suicide and the discovery of Ingrid s journalI am a girl ready to explode into nothing The subject matter is carefully and thoughtfully dealt with I was completely drawn into Caitlin s world and experienced all the confusion, anger and loss I loved everything about this book from the beautiful front cover to the utterly heartbreaking storyline From the back cover we learn that this is the story of Caitlin, a young girl in high school dealing with the aftermath of her best friend Ingrid s suicide and the disc...


  5. says:

    This was the third book I read about suicide in a short amount of time and the second in a row , and it was the one that touched me most on an emotional level Nevertheless, I think I ll now move on to some lighter topics I can only take that much Hold Still is a quiet, but noteworthy book It tells the story of Caitlin, whose best friend Ingrid commits suicide The only thing she leaves behind for Caitlin is her last journal, with drawings and entries that speak of depression, loneliness This was the third book I read about suicide in a short amount of time and the second in a row , and it was the one that touched me most on an emotional level Nevertheless, I think I ll now move on to some lighter topics I can only take that much Hold Still is a quiet, but noteworthy book It tells the stor...


  6. says:

    If the breathtaking cover of Hold Still hasn t already captured your attention, the beautiful writing inside certainly will LaCour s debut is an ambitious piece, taking on grief, confusion, and the swirling unknown of despair that leads to teenage suicide While I can t say that this is an easy read, because the sadness in it is practically overwhelming, it is a very well written and powerful novel, one that every lover of moving prose, three dimensional characters, and realistic approaches sho If the breathtaking cover of Hold Still hasn t already captured your attention, the beautiful writing inside certainly will LaCour s debut is an ambitious piece, taking on grief, confusion, and the swirling unknown of despair that leads to t...


  7. says:

    3.5 stars Hold Still revolves around Caitlin, a high school junior whose best friend, Ingrid, dies by suicide Ingrid leaves behind a journal filled with words and illustrations, and it forces Caitlin to reconsider what she thought she knew about her best friend But with the help of her family and new friends, Caitlin moves on to embrace a new life consisting of self discovery and hope And with Ingrid s journal, Caitlin puts together the pieces of her friend s death, just enough so she herself 3.5 stars Hold Still revolves around Caitlin, a high school junior whose best friend, Ingrid, dies by suicide Ingrid leaves behind a journal filled with words and illustrations, and it forces Caitlin to reconsider what she thought she knew about her best friend But with the help of her family and new friends, Caitlin moves on to embrace a new life consisting of self discovery and hope And with Ingrid s journal, Caitlin puts together the pieces of her friend s death, just enough so she herself can learn how to live again Hold Still draws its strength from Caitlin s voice and her relationship with Ingrid Ingrid s journal entries and Caitlin s reactions to them felt authentic and raw Nina LaCour s depiction of mental illness balances honesty with hope and includes an appropriate, unsettling amount of detail Wh...


  8. says:

    Comparatively speaking, Hold Still is well done It is always refreshing to see a young adult author, a new one at that, who isn t reduced to writing about paranormal romance, popular clich s, or originating as a geeky outcast only to later ditch the glasses, swap out the t shirt for a sundress and become part of the popular clich Hold Still actually attempts to flesh out a harsh reality, a reality that sadly, many teens may one day be forced to face With that said, I couldn t give itth Comparatively speaking, Hold Still is well done It is always refreshing to see a young adult author, a new one at that, who isn t reduced to writing about paranormal romance, popular clich s, or originating as a geek...


  9. says:

    August 2010 I m not sure there are words to express just how much this book changed me If there are words, they are too personal to share This wasn t just a book to me, it was a lifeline I wasn t aware I was in need of, a way of understanding things I hadn t quite considered before I started this book with a much different approach than I came out with, but I say that in the best way possible Most reviews go on to tell you about the book, but you can read that for yourself These reviews a August 2010 I m not sure there are words to express just how much this book changed me If there are words, they are too personal to share This wasn t just a book to me, it was a lifeline I wasn t aware I was in need of, a way of understanding things I hadn t quite considered before I started this book with a much different approach than I came out with, but I say that in the best way possible Most reviews go on to ...


  10. says:

    I got this after reading oh so many stunning reviews And it s one of my fave reads this year I am most astounded with just how deeply I sunk into these pages Nina LaCour knows teens and she s pitch prefect at capturing them.I personally not only related to Caitlin, but also to Ingrid who, wow, she s dead from the outset, but her presence is so keenly felt throughout the pages It s beautiful and hopeful and brave and captivating and I wish I could go back to my teen self and give her this b I got this after reading oh so many stunning reviews And it s one of my fave reads this year I am most astounded with just how deeply I sunk into these pages Nina LaCour knows teens and she s pitch prefect at capturing them.I personally not only related to Caitlin, but also to Ingrid who, wow, she s dead from the outset, but her presence is so keenly felt throughout the pages It s beautiful and hopeful and brave and captivating...

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