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The Sky is Everywhere-Jandy Nelson: Book Review!

Hi Guys,

Today is the 7th part of my 'Zoella Book Club' review series. This is the penultimate part! I am sure you are all familiar with the format of these posts (if not catch up with every installment at the top!) so I'll just get started!


As always, I will try to keep spoilers to a minimum!



'The Sky is Everywhere' follows 16 year old Lennie. Her sister- Bailey- has recently passed away, shaking up Lennie's life completely. The sisters' mother is a 'wander' who abandoned the girls as a baby; it is Gram and Big who have to cope with a grief stricken Lennie. Somewhere in the mourning, boys come into the mix! Between Toby, Bailey's fiance, and Joe, new boy in town, Lennie starts to wonder if the end of Bailey's life was the start of her own!  

I thought that the plot of this book was amazing. The way it was intertwined with poetry gave it such a literary feel! As you probably know, I'm not a big fan of sad books so going into this I didn't hold out much hope; I loved it! Even though, death was mentioned, I din't feel like it was one of the centeral themes of book. Saying that, I felt it was dealt with so sensitively that it made the 'The Sky is Everywhere' even more endearing!

Another thing that added to the enjoyability of this book was all of the characters! Even the smaller characters had an unbelievable amount of layers. I fell in love with Big. I know he isn't the best of guys, but what a cutie! Can we also just address Joe? He has to be my favourite love interest from any of these books! I know that here was the whole, will-they-won't-they with Toby but I was always team Joe!

I really don't have a bad thing to say about this book. Looking back as I write this, I'm just remembering how much I loved it. If you haven't picked up a copy please check it out! As always, feel free to add me to your circles! I have two days to reach 125 followers so I am running a competition! If you are one of the 5 new followers I gain in the next two days you will get a shoutout to 180 people! If you want me to check out any of your social media, leave them in the comments!


Thanks for reading,
Runnerella

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