Hold Still

Hold Still In The Wake Of Her Best Friend IngridAs Suicide, Caitlin Is Left Alone, Struggling To Find Hope And Answers When She Finds The Journal Ingrid Left Behind For Her, She Begins A Journey Of Understanding And Broadening Her Horizons That Leads Her To New Friendships And First Love Nina LaCour Brings The Changing Seasons Of CaitlinAs First Year Without Ingrid To Life With Emotion, Honesty, And Captivating Writing. 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 thYo
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 peopl
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 which I enjoyed being explored in the novel Their pass 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 which I enjoyed being explored in the novel Their passion towards taking on something they so loved, the spur of the moment pictures they often took, was just so wonderful and inspiring to me They didn t go out of
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 discovery of Ingrid s journalI am a girl ready to explode into nothing The subject matter is carefully and thoughtfully dealt with I
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 story of Caitlin
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 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 should invest their time in When our novel begins, Ingrid, Caitlin s best friend, has just committed suicide Needl
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 jour
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 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 itthan three stars.In my opinion, Hold Still isn t honest enough Let s face it, contrary to the realities that even the best YA books present, many teenagers can t boast of having even one friend, much less several There are many teens who eat lunch in the bathroom stalls because no one, not even the fellow outcasts will be seen with them and they can t bring themselv
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 tell you about the book, but you can read that for yourself These reviews are ways for me to remember just how moved I was by individual novels Hold Still easily worked its way to my list of favorites, and it didn t have to work very hard at all I feel as if I should go on forever, but at the same time, I know nothing I say will give this book justice You may rea
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

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  • Hardcover
  • 229 pages
  • Hold Still
  • Nina LaCour
  • English
  • 03 March 2018
  • 0606149988