Thursday, July 30, 2015

This Is Where It Ends [Book Review]

Genre - Young Adult
Year Published - forthcoming - 01/05/16
Length - 288 (print) pages
Written by: Marieke Nijkamp

Four Students.
Fifty-Four Minutes.
One boy with a gun.

Rating: 4 Skulls

Plot Summary:
10:00 a. m.
The principal of Opportunity High School, in Alabama, finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.
10:02 a. m.
The students get up to leave the auditorium.
10:03 a. m.
The auditorium doors won't open.
10:05 a. m.
Someone starts shooting.

"This explosive, emotional, page-turning debut about a high school held hostage is told from the perspective of four teens - each with their own reason to fear the boy with the gun."

Mark your calendars - January 5th, 2016 - that is the day that this book will be released.

Taking place from 10:01 a. m. - 10:55 a. m. on the first day of the last semester, this book revolves around four particular students as they face a horrifying reality.
Two of the students (the shooter's sister, Autumn and her girlfriend, Sylv) are trapped within the auditorium.
The other two students (the shooter's ex-girlfriend, Claire and Sylv's brother, Tomás) are outside of the auditorium.

This book is a fast-paced read that will show you how your life could change in a split-second!


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