Say What You Will
June 3, 2014
John Green's The
Fault in Our Stars meets Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park in
this beautifully written, incredibly honest, and emotionally poignant novel.
Cammie McGovern's insightful young adult debut is a heartfelt and heartbreaking
story about how we can all feel lost until we find someone who loves us because
of our faults, not in spite of them.
Born with cerebral palsy, Amy can't walk without
a walker, talk without a voice box, or even fully control her facial
expressions. Plagued by obsessive-compulsive disorder, Matthew is consumed with
repeated thoughts, neurotic rituals, and crippling fear. Both in desperate need
of someone to help them reach out to the world, Amy and Matthew are more alike
than either ever realized.
When Amy decides to hire student aides to help
her in her senior year at Coral Hills High School, these two teens are thrust
into each other's lives. As they begin to spend time with each other, what
started as a blossoming friendship eventually grows into something neither
This sounds like such an intense, emotional, and amazing read. I
have really high expectations for this one. Like, John Green expectations. I've
recently been on a contemporary kick, probably because summer is so close, so
this book will sate my contemporary fix. Plus, I really love this cover.
Me (probably) after reading this book:
Labels: Cammie McGovern, say what you will, waiting on wednesday