Death is the new life. Stories about dead teens used to be mainly weepers about beautiful young girls with tragic diseases. Now along with. The story of Madison Stanton, dead of unknown causes at age 17, showcases debut author Huntley’s skill at writing believable scenes of high. Where do we go after we die? For Madison Stanton, she’s somewhere in the vast dark everafter—a place she refers to as “Is”, formless, isolated.
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She would like to find out how she died. It just felt distracting and I wasn’t interested enough to enjoy it.
The items vary from keys to jewelry, homework to a rattle. The ending though, you don’t see it coming until it starts being played out. But just like Madison whom at her later teens the relationship with her sister becomes gentler, I admit that my brother watches out for me.
The author does put in life messages about, the afterlife and how you should live and enjoy your life when you are alive, but all that doesn’t come in until the very end so it doesn’t bog down the story and it isn’t heavy handed.
I’ve had it for awhile, but I’m paring down my YA selection, so I decided to finally read it. And the book left me feeling a little I just finished it. With the help of some ghostlike objects from her life, she tries to fit the puzzle pieces together for an answer. A blanket I lost at the library when i was 5 or 6. It shows the beauty of how important the little things can be, how important things people take for granted everyday can be, whether it’s a first kiss, a charm bracelet, or even physics homework, it’s what happens because of these things, what happens around these things that makes this story come to life, in a way that Maddy can’t anymore.
And who ratted Tammy out? When she comes into contact with an item it sends her back to the moment in her life when she lost it and she can then relive or watch the scene as it plays out.
Even a 13 year old girl can read this and be like, Pssshh! It makes me want to better myself, live life to the fullest, and remember that even if I have regrets, each one of them have shaped me into who I am today.
And of course, there’s the question of what’s waiting in the next stage of the afterlife. It had hooked me from the first sentence and swept me along until I found myself at the huntlry in one sitting. In one sense, a work of fiction is only as good as the sum of its parts, and readers only know of the characters what is essential. I’m not trying to get all religious on you. Madison can’t remember when or how she died and she hopes that by reliving all the moments of the lost items she’ll eevrafter able to solve the mystery and move on.
Ich werde die Autorin aber im Auge behalten und freue mich auf mehr von ihr. Well no everxfter, it all blends very well together and takes you on a journey of egerafter afterlife as Huntley perceives it. The one interesting thing about her life is actually her best friend’s mother. Well, I chewed this one up and spit it huntly At the end, there’s also an extra page or two from another character 2 actually! Great story that has you pondering the existence of life after death, what that might look like and where do we come from considering the basic law of Physics claims that energy is neither everaffer nor destroyed.
Madison’s trying to figure out how she died and learns a lot about herself and others along the way. Aug 09, Krisanne Stewart rated it it was amazing. In fact, I’d say that Huntley has a knack for writing relationships in general.
All of the memories were easily enjoyable, in my opinion. I had a strong and uncomfortable feeling.
THE EVERAFTER by Amy Huntley | Kirkus Reviews
This is the sort of book that’s really, really light on plot. Trivia About The Everafter. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Tender, sweet, and still managing to never overstep the boundary of being just too much.
Jul 16, Kelly rated it it was ok Shelves: The concept isn’t something I’ve ever read and it’s so intriguing just to think about.
And now to my favorite part. In her new existence she revisits random times in her life from infancy but never past the age of seventeen.
Still a great read though. As she captures these items and eversfter them, it takes Maddy huntely to the moment when she lost the object. The Everafter was packed full of humor, anguish, and surprise. I seem to gravitate towards the book even after I finished. A friend from PaperBackSwap first recommended this book to me, and I purchased it when it was in the bargain section on Amazon. As she explores the endless space-like place she’s in, she encounters objects she’s lost in life.
When the novel travels back to a certain time, there’s no knowing what could happen. Immediately after I picked up this book, I had a good feeling. This is somethin The Everafter was a pleasant surprise. Dickinson always frustrated me, but I hunntley have liked to learn about Dickinson from her.
The thought that we all continually exist in various planes both in life and death simultaneously is unbelievably comforting and makes thoughts of death seem like less of a loss. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 23, Ellie Haygood rated it it was amazing. You want Maddy to find out how she died yet you don’t want to find out how she died because you’re afraid that will be the end for her.
To be a This is a fiction book. It makes me laugh and cry, and I just love it.