Friday, August 22, 2008

Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

2 comments:

Joanna Lewis/New York Public Library said...

...a freight train of despair and suspense that picks up speed as it moves...the breakneck pace and dizzying emotion are the true source of this novel's irresistible readability at all levels.

Jennifer Lee/ALAN Review said...

...This page-turner will keep you up all night...You won't regret reading this book, and it won't take you very long. It is a fast read and will keep you on the edge of your seat, as you read on to find out more about the circumstances surrounding Hannah's death.