Try Not to Breathe

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 233 pages
21 Reviews
A dark and provocative novel from the author ofThe Secret Year

Ryan spends most of his time alone at the local waterfall because it's the only thing that makes him feel alive. He's sixteen, post-suicidal, and trying to figure out what to do with himself after a stint in a mental hospital. Then Nicki barges into his world, brimming with life and energy, and asking questions about Ryan's depression that no one else has ever been brave enough--or cared enough--to ask. Ryan isn't sure why he trusts Nicki with his darkest secrets, but that trust turns out to be the catalyst that he desperately needs to start living again. Jennifer R. Hubbard has created a riveting story about a difficult but important subject.

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I think the best part of this story was the writing. - Goodreads
The novel fell flat for me in the plot, though. - Goodreads
But for me, I need a little more plot to my books. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Tiffany - Goodreads

And, you know, suicide. How do you explain it when it is so unexplainable? It's a tricky business, but Jennifer Hubbard is pretty good at it. There was never a magic moment when I knew why dying had ... Read full review

Review: Try Not to Breathe

User Review  - Hikaoru - Goodreads

I'm amazed that my local library has this kind of book. I even got to check out "13 Reasons Why" by Jay Asher the other day. This book is a bit too slow for my liking. The heroine is too pushy and a ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Jennifer R. Hubbard is the author of The Secret Year. She lives and writes near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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