SF Bay Area Book Event(s) with JENNIFER NIVEN January 7-9



JENNIFER NIVEN
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Wednesday, January 7 @ 7pm

My dear friend Kathleen's favorite young adult novels of the winter season: "All The Bright Places" by author Jennifer Niven.
An exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die.
Theodore Finch is fascinated by death. Every day he thinks of ways he might die, but every day he also searches for—and manages to find—something to keep him here, and alive, and awake.
Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her small Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister's death.
When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school—six stories above the ground—it's unclear who saves whom. And when the unlikely pair teams up on a class project to discover the "natural wonders" of their state, they go, as Finch says, where the road takes them: the grand, the small, the bizarre, the beautiful, the ugly, the surprising—just like life.
Soon it's only with Violet that Finch can be himself—a bold, funny, live-out-loud guy, who's not such a freak after all. And it's only with Finch that Violet forgets to count away the days and starts living them. But as Violet's world grows, Finch's begins to shrink.
This is a heart-wrenching, unflinching story of love shared, life lived, and two teens who find one another while standing on the edge.


JENNIFER NIVEN
Books Inc. in Palo Alto
Thursday, January 8 @ 7pm

JENNIFER NIVEN
Linden Tree Books in Los Altos
Friday, January 9 @ 4-5:30pm

1 comment:

  1. I have heard so many great things about that book. Can't wait to read it. :)

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