Why We Broke Up

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I'm telling you why we broke up, Ed. I'm writing it in this letter, the whole truth of why it happened.

Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box is why they broke up. Two bottle caps, a movie ticket, a folded note, a box of matches, a protractor, books, a toy truck, a pair of ugly earrings, a comb from a motel room, and every other item collected over the course of a giddy, intimate, heartbreaking ...

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Overview

I'm telling you why we broke up, Ed. I'm writing it in this letter, the whole truth of why it happened.

Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box is why they broke up. Two bottle caps, a movie ticket, a folded note, a box of matches, a protractor, books, a toy truck, a pair of ugly earrings, a comb from a motel room, and every other item collected over the course of a giddy, intimate, heartbreaking relationship. Item after item is illustrated and accounted for, and then the box, like a girlfriend, will be dumped.

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

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Editorial Reviews

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Min Green wants Ed Slaterton to understand why they broke up. So she writes a letter and sends a box of assorted objects symbolizing their roundabout road to heartbreak. Daniel Handler's novel captures the seemingly chance situations and temperamental differences that lead to breakups and Maira Kalman's playful drawings fit perfectly.

Benjamin Ruby

Publishers Weekly
Handler and Kalman (13 Words) craft a book-length breakup letter from Min (short for Minerva) to her ex-boyfriend, Ed. Accusatory yet affectionate—directed at “you, Ed”—it accompanies a hefty box of souvenirs Min accumulated during the two-month romance. Between chapters, readers gaze at Kalman’s almost totemic still lifes of each nostalgic item, which range from handwritten notes (“I can’t stop thinking about you”) to secondhand-store finds and movie tickets. Min loves classic cinema, and Handler invents false film titles like “Greta of the Wild” that Min and her platonic pal Al name-drop like an “old married couple.” Proceeding chronologically, Min recounts her doomed affair with Ed, a basketball star who shrugs at movies and commits gaffe after embarrassing gaffe in front of Min’s friends. They can’t understand what she’s doing with him, but readers won’t have that problem—Handler shows exceptional skill at getting inside Min’s head and heart. Halfway through Min’s impassioned epistle, readers may realize that Ed, even if he cares, lacks the wherewithal to read it—lending real pathos to Min’s memorabilia and making her sorrow all the more palpable. Agent: Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency. Ages 15–up. (Dec.)¦
The Horn Book
* "Kalman's spare illustrations of the objects heighten the overall enjoyment and perfectly complement Handler's accomplished prose."
Children's Literature - Haley Maness
High-schooler Min Green has just broken up with Ed, her boyfriend of two months, with no explanation. Although this may seem like a short amount of time for such an intimate relationship, in high school a two-month relationship is substantial. The author realizes this, and it shows throughout the novel. Now, as Min drives over to Ed's house to drop off all of the items that remind her of him, Min writes Ed a letter. The letter explains why she broke up with him, and details every step in their relationship, using the box of meaningful items as stepping stones, from their first dialogue and her thoughts on the matter to why they broke up. Painted illustrations throughout the text is just one reason that this is an unusual read. These beautiful illustrations are depictions of each artifact in the box Min gives back to Ed. They make each touching and heart wrenching moment in the book more memorable and the relationship more recognizable to readers as something they could and do see both in their lives and in the lives of their friends and peers. The creative storyline is unlike anything the reviewer has read to this point, showing teen angst in a whole new and brutally honest light. Reviewer: Haley Maness
VOYA - Laura Woodruff
Sixteen-year-old Min (Minerva Green) and seventeen-year-old Ed (Edward Slaterton) are wrong for each other. Min, who is artsy, worships old movies and movie stars, and plans to become a director, and Ed, who is the handsome co-captain of the basketball team, high school hero, and breaker of countless female hearts, live in different worlds. Their nonmutual friends try to discourage them, and their families do not approve. No matter. Like moths to a flame, they move helplessly into mind-bending, gut-wrenching, soul-searing first love. Written by Min as she prepares to "thunk" a large box of relationship mementos at Ed's front door, the book relives each event through its souvenir of love. Happiness, passion, betrayal, and despair are detailed in stream of consciousness as Min delivers herself from her "scummy, scummy" boyfriend. Written by the best-selling author of A Series of Unfortunate Events (HarperCollins), Why We Broke Up is real and compelling. Some readers may have difficulty following the style, but almost everyone can relate to Min's heartbreak. Teen girls will likely be the book's most appreciative audience. Reviewer: Laura Woodruff
Kirkus Reviews
A toy truck, bottle caps, rose petals, a cookbook and a box full of other seemingly unobtrusive mementos are dumped on the doorstep of Ed Slaterton by his ex-girlfriend, Min. Their unlikely romance lasted just over a month. On the exterior he's a gorgeous basketball-jock douchebag; she's an outspoken, outsider, romantic-movie buff with frizzy hair. They're opposites, and no one else in the novel sees why they're together. But as objects from the box are revealed in Kalman's vividly rendered paintings, readers are taken beneath the surface of what will no doubt be one of the most talked-about romances in teen literature. Handler frames their lives together with a sharp, cinematic virtuosity that leaps off the pages. Their relationship sparks and burns with so much passion, honesty, enlightenment and wonder that readers will feel relieved when they finish those chapters that don't end with "…and that's why we broke up." The ordinary becomes extraordinary: A thrift-store cookbook explodes into a madcap dinner party for an aging imaginary film star. A rubber band causes readers to wince in pain when it's ripped from Min's hair. Torn condom wrappers induce smiles of knowing amusement as Min jokingly describes her first time. All is lovingly connected via a roster of fantastically drawn films and stars that readers will wish actually existed. The novel's only fault lies in its inevitable conclusion, which can't help but be a letdown after 300+ pages of blazing romance. A poignant, exhilarating tale of a love affair gone to the dogs. (Romance. 14 & up)
Monica Edinger
Filled with long, lovely riffs of language…exquisite scenes of teenage life and the sad souvenirs of one high school relationship, Why We Broke Up is a silken, bittersweet tale of adolescent heartache.
—The New York Times Book Review
From the Publisher
* "Characters are vivid, and their portrayal is enriched by realistic dialogue....Hander offers a heartbreaking, bittersweet, and compelling romance with a unique angle and flare."—School Library Journal, starred review

* "A bittersweet diatribe of their break-up arranged around objects....all the more powerful because of how they evoke truth more than any mere relaying of facts."—Booklist, starred review

* "As objects from the box are revealed in Kalman's vividly rendered paintings, readers are taken beneath the surface of what will no doubt be one of the most talked-about romances in teen literature....A poignant, exhilarating tale of a love affair gone to the dogs."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Handler shows exceptional skill at getting inside Min's head and heart...lending real pathos to Min's memorabilia and making her sorrow all the more palpable."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Handler is at his best when he's creating verbal collages of ordinary, recognizable high-school moments....Like the perfect breakup song, this turns the searing experience of losing your heart into a cathartic work of art."—The Bulletin, starred review

* "Kalman's spare illustrations of the objects heighten the overall enjoyment and perfectly complement Handler's accomplished prose."The Horn Book, starred review

"It's easy to predict how Handler's story will conclude from the book's few pages. It's more difficult to take such an everyday tragedy with a predictable ending and elevate it to an end point of enduring, emotionally effective art."—Los Angeles Times

"The Lemony Snicket author (writing under his own name) convincingly inhabits the mind of Min, a teenage girl reeling from her first heartbreak. This poignant, bittersweet novel centers on a box of objects infused with memories of her brief, unforgettable love."—Entertainment Weekly

Los Angeles Times
"It's easy to predict how Handler's story will conclude from the book's few pages. It's more difficult to take such an everyday tragedy with a predictable ending and elevate it to an end point of enduring, emotionally effective art."
Entertainment Weekly
"The Lemony Snicket author (writing under his own name) convincingly inhabits the mind of Min, a teenage girl reeling from her first heartbreak. This poignant, bittersweet novel centers on a box of objects infused with memories of her brief, unforgettable love."
starred review Booklist
* "A bittersweet diatribe of their break-up arranged around objects....all the more powerful because of how they evoke truth more than any mere relaying of facts."
The Bulletin
* "Handler is at his best when he's creating verbal collages of ordinary, recognizable high-school moments....Like the perfect breakup song, this turns the searing experience of losing your heart into a cathartic work of art."
Children's Literature - Cindy L. Carolan
Opposites attract. Or do they? Min, short for Minerva, is an artsy high school girl who is obsessed with old movies and fabulous coffee, interests she shares with her best friend, a guy named Al. We first meet Al at his "bitter sixteen" party, the opposite of a "sweet sixteen" party, complete with black balloons and the foulest tasting cake ever! It is at this party that Min meets Ed Slaterton, co-captain of the basketball team who is as good looking and popular as one would expect. He is, not so secretly, also a math whiz. They share almost nothing in common, but delve into a five week romance anyway. The story is told through a letter outlining the contents of a box of "Ed" items Min saved over the course of their short lived relationship: movie tickets, a protractor and a pair of dangly earrings are but a sampling that she is ceremoniously returning to him. All of the stereotypical thoughts that Al and others were warning Min about ultimately come true. Conceptually, the book is a winner! Executed, it did not keep this reader's interest. Sound effects of a thud were pointless. The minutiae of each item in the box were excessive. Unnecessary profanity throughout, emphasis on teenage sex, underage drinking, and defiance of parental authority sullies the otherwise palpable story. Reviewer: Cindy L. Carolan
School Library Journal
Gr 9 Up—After classic movie aficionado Min Green breaks up with good-looking, popular athlete Ed Slaterton, she dumps a box full of mementos at his doorstep along with a very long "letter." The letter-the text of this book-explains step by painful step the reasons for the breakup and why their relationship was doomed from the start. Each chapter is introduced with a complementary, full-color painting of a memento, ranging from bottle caps to movie tickets to condom wrappers to rose petals, each representing an important element in the progression of and subsequent decline in their romance. Min's exposé begins at the end and flashes forward through meeting and falling for Ed, losing her virginity, and realizing that the course of true love rarely follows a Hollywood script. Characters are vivid, and their portrayal is enriched by realistic dialogue. Despite Min's somewhat distracting tendency to expound on feelings, experiences, and images in a run-on fashion, and that her unusual perceptiveness stretches belief in her voice as that of a high school girl, the story ultimately comes together. Handler offers a heartbreaking, bittersweet, and compelling romance with a unique angle and flare that will satisfy those who immersed themselves in Jandy Nelson's The Sky Is Everywhere (Dial, 2010).—Diane P. Tuccillo, Poudre River Public Library District, Fort Collins, CO
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316127257
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 12/27/2011
  • Pages: 354
  • Sales rank: 132,469
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 980L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Handler
DANIEL HANDLER has written for grown-ups under his own name and for younger readers under the name Lemony Snicket. He was dumped at least three times in high school.

MAIRA KALMAN, acclaimed artist and designer, has created many books for both grown-ups and children. Her heart was broken in high school by a boy who looked like Bob Dylan.

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  • Posted December 21, 2011

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    A great letter to your Ex

    Why We Broke Up is the letter that everyone who's every had there heart good and truly broken dreams of writing to their ex. I had heard this in other reviews, but then experienced for myself just how wrong for each other Min and Ed really are. There is no chemistry, nothing in common... I had a hard time understanding why either of them wanted to be with the other. I absolutely loved Daniel Handler's writing, his soft and highly intelligent voice of Min. Each character had a unique way of speaking that really showed their individual characters. The art was cute, with simple lines and easy colors, but wouldn't have worked any other way. So while the actual relationship between Min and Ed was horribly boring and didn't make a lot of sense, this book was still quite entertaining.

    37 out of 41 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 28, 2012

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    Maybe the only negative review you'll see for this one.

    So Daniel Handler's alter ego is Lemony Snicket which, believe it or not, explains a lot. The writing in this novel, Min's letter to Ed explaining why they broke up (I know, a total shock based on the title . . . I kid), has a lilting, lyrical quality readers will recognize from the Series of Unfortunate Events books. Unfortunately, as it did in those books, the tone does more to distance readers than draw them in. The Baudelaires never felt like authentic children and Min doesn't feel like an authentic teen.

    Numerous times while going through this novel I had to stop and confirm it was in fact a YA novel because the writing, the tone, even the whole premise of the story felt decidedly adult. The object-as-explanation device is similar to the box of tapes Hannah Baker leaves after her suicide in 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher. Still, even with the addition of lovely illustrations by Maira Kalman, the idea never quite works here.

    Min is not very likable. Ed is very, very unlikable (I mean, Min did break up with him after all) and never feels like a character in the plot, acting more as a inanimate object in Min's story than a real part of it. And then there's Al--an innocent bystander to this relationship train wreck. (To be fair, I also couldn't get past the big-book-length-breakup production for a relationship that didn't even last two months--I mean, really?)

    Novels written as letters are hard. Love, Stargirl is one that worked well drawing readers into the story and the characters. On the other hand, with her sendoff to Ed, Min pushes everyone away.

    31 out of 37 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2011

    Great tale about teenage love and heartbreak

    Why we broke up is more than just a letter to your ex. It's a girl's heartfelt and funny story about your first love, balancing love and friendship, crazy adventures, and heartbreak. This book is not just funny and relatable, it's a book that tells the truth of love,life, and frienfship. A must for both teens and adults.

    18 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2012

    Diislike Option

    Tons of pointless babbling over a adolescent breakup. Extremely boring.

    13 out of 28 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2012

    Ok

    I have a couple things to say about this book.

    First lf all, I saw the rating and decided to read it anyway because I thought the sample was pretty good. Sadly, everything about the reviews are correct. The writing is absolutely dreadful, and sometimes I really couldn't understand a sentence even after reading it three times. I felt like I missed part of the book or skipped a sentence and constantly lost track of where I was, which wasn't the case, the book itself was just confusing. Do not feel dumb when you don't understand something. Its not you, its the book.
    I also felt like they should've been going out longer, because really, who gives a sh** about a two month relationship...?
    Secondly, I wish it had more life to it because it could've been an excellent read. I do have to admit it kept me interested enough to continue reading, but when Minerva starts rambling on and on and on about some movie no one has seen, it gets to the point where I just wanted to put the book down and scratch my eyes out. I also wish the ending was better. It kind of just rambled about random BS no one wanted to read.

    This is just my opinion, I have friends who adore this book....just not for me. Everyone has different taste so I say give it a try.

    9 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2012

    Interesting concept, dull execution

    I was intrigued by the title as well as the form of the novel, but the writing threw me off. It's written in a stream-of-consciousness, lyrical style that may be hit-or-miss with readers. I usually like this type of writing, but I didn't like it in this novel. Min tends to babble a lot, and though I get that she's passionate about films, I think it just distracts the reader and slows the pace down considerably. That Min highlights contents of the box and that they follow the course of her relationship with Ed is interesting but, like someone else mentioned, it gets predictable.

    My biggest issue with this novel was that although Min brings you into her memories, you never really get a lot of depth--it's all on the surface. I never felt a deep connection with Min, and it was hard to get into her head and truly feel what she was feeling. This novel touched me at certain points, but I think it was me doing the work. After all, the topic of the book, falling in and out of love, is something a lot of us can relate to.

    I wouldn't recommend this book because you're not going to get a lot out of it. I think the author had a great idea, but there isn't enough depth in the writing for it to have a powerful impact on the reader.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 12, 2012

    I am honestly suprised at how many 5 star ratings there are on t

    I am honestly suprised at how many 5 star ratings there are on this book. I read this book and had such a hard time getting through it. I was so tempted to stop reading it so many times, but I was like I bought this book I need to finish it. When I finally did finish the book I was so disappointed by the ending and I sort of wish I didn't force myself to finish it. I thought maybe I didnt like the book cuz I have never had an awful breakup so maybe I just couldn't relate. Then my good friend rented it from the library and she had exactly the same problems with this book that I did. We both regreat wasting our time on this book.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2012

    She's you, only published

    My first Nook read & definately not disappointed. If there was one word to explain Min in this book is "different" but different from who? .... not I for i felt every moment & thought every thought that made her "me" :) ....

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2012

    Amazing!!!

    I love this book sooooo much. Any girl who has had there heartbbroken by a guy or even listens to their friends storites will love and relate to this book. Amazing.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2013

    Her thoughts are not babbles neither is pointless; it is the way

    Her thoughts are not babbles neither is pointless; it is the way her mind thinks of everything and I appreciate how Daniel Handler describes everything by her perspective. This book, it amazes me. Without her "babbling", how would we ever know why they ever broke up? Everything connects to each other and I believe it is greatly shown here that it does. I recommend this book to anyone who can manage to think to an extent because those who can will understand and will make this book their favorite. -TN 

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 16, 2012

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    Good book!

    There are two sides to every heart break. Whether it is right, wrong, or just not meant to be, the story told of Ed and Min's relationship is a complicated one. I liked being in Min's shoes and seeing why they broke up.

    Things are always complicated in a relationship and it's good to see the whole side. Granted with what Min went through, I enjoyed her story of heart break. From the beginning of the relationship till the end, Min was nothing but honest in what she wanted. I liked that she didn't pretend who she was but was herself. She stood tall when others said she was crazy and knew exactly who she loved.

    Now, I don't know all of Ed's story but I would love to read his point of view as well. I think both characters took from some knowledgeable experience from this relationship. Both did stupid things, but hey, as a teen you make those kinds of mistakes.

    But you know what I really loved about this book? How Min is so much more wiser in the end. Yes, she left a box of things for Ed, but as a characters she grew so much before my eyes. As I read her story and felt her heart ache she suffered, she learned the most valuable lesson of all, life goes on. And with that, Min can better herself.

    This is a good book of heart break that everyone has gone through. What you thought you love, who you thought you knew, isn't all what it seems.

    *cursing/drinking/sex*

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2012

    :)

    Loved it!

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2013

    The Book as a whole was good. However, somethings were unclear a

    The Book as a whole was good. However, somethings were unclear and in the book there would be pages of a self monologue that just seemed like babbling. The concept however is great. The book is really just a long letter to a terrible boyfriend. Min's character is one that I have never seen before she's ....different :) but that's a good thing. Daniel was able to express the thoughts of a  not-so-ordinary teenage girl in a very realistic way. The book was good and bad, some chapter's in my opinion could have been left out, however, this will not stop me from reading any more of Daniel's writing.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 3, 2012

    Confusing. I'm staring at the rating I gave this book. I keep st

    Confusing.
    I'm staring at the rating I gave this book. I keep staring at it because I'm not sure I want to give it three stars. Let me start with how I felt when I started reading this book.
    I opened the book on iBooks and started. By page 65, I wanted to give up on the book. The sentence structure was confusing, and how it read was boring. The story was messed up because since it was a letter, Min was writing it in the present to Ed, who knew the whole story. As I read it, I did not know the whole story and I got confused a lot of the time. Not only that, but the sentence structure (it bears repeating) was confusing. So very confusing. Commas where there weren't supposed to be commas. No commas or periods when there should have been commas or periods. When I was reading it I kept re-reading to make sure I understood. By that point, I was sure I was going to give this book two stars. Maybe 2.5 stars, but no more.*
    I forced myself to keep reading. I had to. I've never not finished a book and I wasn't going to start now. I'm glad I didn't—because something interesting happened: I got into it. I wasn't completely sucked in or anything, but I actually started to enjoy the story. (Maybe it's an acquired taste? You have to get used to the writing style to like it?)
    Before (and sometimes after) each chapter there's a picture (illustrated by Maira Kalman) that is one of the objects in the box that Min is giving back to Ed. That chapter then describes what was happening when she acquired that object, and therefore shares the story of their relationship and why they broke up. I really liked this because I could go back to see that object she was talking about when she was talking about it and because I'm somewhat of a visual person.
    Min and Ed aren't your usual high school couple. They come from different...worlds, I guess you can say. Ed is your standard jock, and Min loves films and is kind of...nerdy (I really can't think of another word to describe her). I liked Ed in some chapters, hated him in others. I really hated him in the end.
    So, you're wondering, why did I give this book three stars instead of the two I said I was going to give it? Because after around the middle of the book, I really enjoyed it. The sentence structure was still messed up (maybe that's the point?) but I got used to it and liked it. Unfortunately, I didn't like it enough to re-read it, because I really was confused during most of the beginning. I must confess: I skimmed over a lot of it in the beginning.
    It was a nice story to read once you get into it, and it's an ok read for those of you who have time to kill. But hey, don't take my word for it. Give it a try—see if you like it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2012

    I thought this was a very good book. Very well written, great pl

    I thought this was a very good book. Very well written, great plot, and realistic characters. My only complaint is that the narrator rambled on quite a bit with her thoughts at times and I found myself struggling to follow her train of thought. All in all, this was a great book with a meaningful messege. and I would definetly reccomend it to a friend.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2012

    Sad

    I was crying through the whole thing! I loved this stupid book through the whole book the kisses tears late nigh talks i gave it only 5 stars becus the ending it takes alot for a book to make me cry and this one did it read but be warded also if you are younger dont read it has adult stuff

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2012

    Bad book read the book NEED or DIVERGENT

    Thise are the best seires ever made in time !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    2 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2012

    hmm...

    Yeah, Daniel showed sympathy in this book, showing how, yes, it's hard to see WHY (almost) every relationship ends. But I'm sorry, it's not my favorite...

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 24, 2012

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    Reviewed by Molly E. for Readers Favorite I'm not a big fan of

    Reviewed by Molly E. for Readers Favorite

    I'm not a big fan of books on CD's because I find that it takes longer than simply sitting down to read them. However, seeing this book's blurb and realizing that it might actually be worth the extra time to sit and listen to it, I dived in. I took it with me to carpool while waiting for my kiddos to get out of school or to the grocery store or doctor's office. While I was listening to this I found that the narrator really did a fantastic job at changing her voice pitch to allow the listener to know the difference between the characters she was referring to. That in itself is a great thing for an audio book. Now, on to the story. The idea of a man writing a book based on a female's break up point of view really caught my eye. I find it interesting that a man can endeavor to take that task on but it is not all that great. However, with this book, it was quite an accomplished task. I found myself sympathizing more often than not with Ed. Poor Ed really got the bum end of the deal, all in the form of a box, a simple box filled with so many items and one excruciatingly painful letter from Min. Wow, to be in Ed's shoes ... well, I would not wish that on any one!

    Listening to this story really had me laughing throughout. A typical teenage break up with many things woven in to really keep the reader hooked. I loved the characters and the complexity of a teenage relationship. A first love gone sour, and told through the eyes of a scorned girlfriend.

    I can definitely recommend this with a 4 star review, and tell you that this is a catching book. From the first chapter to the last, you are hooked and taken on a journey of teenage love. Wonderful job, Daniel Handler and Kristine Hvam.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2012

    JustAnotherReader

    I thought it was a pretty good book but Min is kind of dull. Also, i didnt understand a lot of it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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