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Zoella Book Club: All The Bright Places

 

Today we start reading book 2 in our Zoella Book Club journey: Jennifer Niven's All The Bright Places 

 

A bit about the book:

9780141357034Theodore 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.

Parental advisory: Please be advised that this novel explores themes and issues that may be disturbing or upsetting to some individuals. These include self-harm, mental illness and grief.

Want to join in? Here’s how:

1. Join in on social media – we are @qbdthebookshop on Twitter and Instagram and can be found here on Facebook

2. Pick up a copy of ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES. (Available in most stores/ online)

3. Start reading from chapter one today, Friday July 22 and aim to complete the book by Thursday, July 28
Can't get to a copy for a few days? We have you covered! our friends at Penguin have an extract online here.

4. Share your progress with us! Post your thoughts, favourite quotes etc. with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (you can tag us on Twitter and Insta at @qbdthebookshop)! Make sure to use the hashtag #ReadWithMe so we can see your progress!

We hope to see you round the interwebz!

Book-A-Like: Me, Earl & The Dying Girl and All The Bright Places

Processed with MoldivYA Fiction sure to evoke feels feature in our
Book-A-Like this week.

Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and they spend their time making their own incomprehensible versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics.
Until Greg's mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with Rachel. Rachel has been diagnosed with leukemia - cue extreme adolescent awkwardness - but a parental mandate has been issued and must be obeyed.
When Rachel stops treatment, Greg and Earl decide the thing to do is to make a film for her, which turns into the Worst Film Ever Made and becomes a turning point in each of their lives. And all at once Greg must abandon invisibility and stand in the spotlight.
- Me, Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

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.
- All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven